The BGL Industrials Insider addresses mergers and acquisitions and capital markets activity as well as trends and issues affecting the industry.

Building products is seeing M&A activity accelerate on the heels of improving market fundamentals. The fragmented window and door industry is among the sectors seeing an uptick as participants seek consolidation opportunities to expand manufacturing footprints and capabilities, broaden product portfolios, and enhance margins.  Investor appetite is broad-based, with healthy valuations reflective of growing confidence in continued economic expansion and a strengthening recovery in the construction market.