Pfingsten Partners Acquires Sign-Zone

May 16, 2017

Chicago - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C in their acquisition of Sign-Zone, a manufacturer of wide format, portable promotional signage and displays under the Showdown Displays, Creative Banner Displays and Victory Corps brand names. The transaction closed on May 1, 2017.

The Paul Hastings team was led by Private Equity partner Brian Richards, and also included partners Ziemowit Smulkowski and Lisa Rushton and associates Jason Griffith, Holly Snow, Todd Schneider, Joe Hammon, Sam Domjen and Jennifer Gaudette.

Paul Hastings has previously advised Pfingsten Partners and their portfolio companies on dozens of transactions including the acquisition and sale of Industrial Lighting Products, a manufacturer of energy efficient industrial, commercial and outdoor LED lighting fixtures; the acquisitions of Kith Kitchens, a manufacturer of semi-custom framed and frameless kitchen and bath cabinetry, and Oliver Printing, a manufacturer of value-added marketing collateral, packaging and POP displays; and the sales of Des-Case, a provider of contamination control products and services for industrial lubricants and outdoor furniture maker Tropitone Furniture.

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