Brightstar to invest in wood products maker WindsorONE

The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

  • According to terms of the deal, Brightstar will partner with Craig Flynn, owner and CEO of WindsorONE, to grow and expand the company’s operations
  • WindsorONE’s products serve the repair and remodel market
  • Brightstar Capital Partners invests in the middle market

Brightstar Capital Partners has agreed to invest in WindsorONE, a maker of highly-crafted trim boards, molding, shiplap and other fabricated wood products for interior and exterior applications. The products primarily serve the rapidly growing repair and remodel market.

No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

According to terms of the deal, Brightstar will partner with Craig Flynn, owner and CEO of WindsorONE, to grow and expand the company’s operations. Flynn and his senior management team will continue to lead WindsorONE moving forward.

Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Petaluma, California, WindsorONE manufactures 100 percent of its products in the U.S. through its facilities in Willits, California and Surry, Virginia.

“We are impressed by WindsorONE’s culture of safety and quality, dedicated employee base, and reputation in the millwork industry for manufacturing finely crafted products, “said Roger Bulloch, a partner at Brightstar, in a statement. “Brightstar loves to partner with family owned, well-managed companies like WindsorONE.”

WindsorONE was advised by legal advisor Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and financial advisor Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. Brightstar was advised by legal advisor Kirkland & Ellis LLP and financial advisor Nomura Securities International, Inc.

Brightstar Capital Partners invests in the middle market.