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January 14, 2019

BGL Announces the Sale of Profile Products to Incline Equity Partners

Cleveland, OH – January 14, 2019 – Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL) is pleased to announce the sale of Profile Products LLC (Profile), a portfolio company of Platte River Equity (Platte River), to Incline Equity Partners. BGL’s Diversified Industrials team served as the exclusive financial advisor to Profile. The transaction represents another highly successful engineered materials engagement for BGL. The specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed. To learn more about BGL’s Diversified Industrials Group, please visit: www.bglco.com/industrials.

Profile Products is a global innovator, manufacturer, and solutions provider serving the growing erosion control, soil amendment, and horticulture markets. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of proprietary soil and water management products, including hydraulic mulch, biotic soil, calcined clay, and wood fiber substrates, which are sold internationally across a broad distribution network that spans six continents and more than 75 countries.

Jim Tanner, CEO of Profile, said, “The BGL team did an exceptional job representing Profile and we are grateful for their efforts and guidance throughout the transaction process. We couldn’t have chosen a better advisor than BGL for this transaction.”
Kris Whalen, Managing Director of Platte River, added, BGL was a fantastic advisor to Profile when we acquired the business in 2015 and did an equally exceptional job during our recent exit.”