Distribution & Building Products Investment Banking

A trusted, hands-on approach.

Reliability and focused sector expertise underpin the firm foundation of our Distribution & Building Products team. Over the past decade, Raymond James has served as the leading middle-market advisor to distribution businesses, as well manufacturers of building products and construction materials. During that time, our team has advised clients on nearly 50 M&A and capital markets transactions, providing us with industry knowledge and insight that remains unmatched in the middle market. Through our extensive network of strategic buyers, key executives and capital providers, we consistently deliver optimal transaction results, both domestically and abroad. Client satisfaction is the firm priority of the Distribution & Building Products practice. We therefore ensure that a senior-level banker remains actively involved throughout the lifecycle of a transaction.

Distribution & Building Products Subsector Expertise

  • Aggregates
  • Asphalt
  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Cabinetry, Doors & Windows
  • Cement & Concrete
  • Commercial & Residential Construction Building Materials
  • Direct Marketing & Specialty Catalog
  • Electrical & Communications
  • Flooring & Tile
  • Glass, Insulation & Lighting
  • Home Furnishings
  • HVAC, Electrical & Plumbing
  • Industrial & MRO
  • Manufactured Stone
  • Roofing & Siding
  • Specialty Chemicals
  • Technology
  • Value-Added Distribution

Senior Banking Team

Brian McDermott
Brian McDermott
Managing Director
St. Petersburg
   
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Gary Downing
Gary Downing
Chief Operating Officer, Diversified Industrials
St. Petersburg
   
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Russell Green
Managing Director
Vancouver
   
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Dirk Liedtke
Dirk Liedtke
Managing Director
Munich
   
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Arnold Orth
Senior Vice President
Munich
   
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Sherif Abdel-Aziz
Sherif Abdel-Aziz
Vice President
Munich
   
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Gareth Hughes
Vice President
St. Petersburg
   
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Transaction History

Transaction history may include a transaction completed by a Raymond James banker while at a former firm.

Recent News

Investment Banking  |  April 16, 2019

Raymond James recognized with two deal-of-the-year awards at the annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards

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Equity Research  |  March 13, 2019

Raymond James hires Tavis McCourt as Institutional Equity Strategist

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Investment Banking  |  January 23, 2019

Raymond James Financial to acquire boutique investment bank Silver Lane Advisors

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