Case Study

GHX Holdings, LLC
Energy; Industrial Growth & Diversified Manufacturing; Distribution & Supply Chain Management
Largest independent, value-added distributor of industrial fluid transfer and sealing solutions serving the needs of industrial customers operating in end markets characterized by harsh operating environments and exacting performance, environmental and safety standards. GHX is particularly strong in upstream and downstream energy end markets.
Houston, Texas
The CapStreet Group, LLC
Transaction Type:


GHX’s shareholders retained BlackArch Partners to manage the sale of GHX, seeking to leverage the BlackArch team’s significant experience and market knowledge in the energy sector.

BlackArch's Customized Solution

BlackArch marketed GHX to a broad range of potential investors with demonstrated interest in the industrial and distribution sectors. Preview meetings with selected potential investors generated robust options for shareholders.


GHX was sold to United Central Industrial Supply, a portfolio company of American Securities Capital Partners. United Central is the largest mining distribution company in North America. The combined companies will operate as business units under the umbrella of United Distribution Group, a leader in value-added service and products to end users in the broader energy and natural resources end markets.

”BlackArch has been a trusted partner to GHX and their efforts yielded a great outcome for our shareholders and employees.”
Dan Ahuero and Ben Andrews, Executive Chairman and Executive Vice President, GHX