ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity (“OMPE”), in partnership with The Omnia Group (“Omnia”) and management, invested in the recapitalization of Western Window Systems (“WWS”). The transaction positions WWS’s balance sheet to take advantage of multiple growth initiatives, while allowing Omnia and management to maintain ownership positions in the business. OMPE completed the entire transaction within a critical 60-day timeframe.
Based in Phoenix, Arizona, WWS is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of aluminum and wood-clad window and door systems. The company’s products are typically sold into high-end, customized residential housing markets nationally, with recent expansion into the tract housing segment of the market. WWS also sells into commercial end markets, such as hotels, office buildings, and restaurants.