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Joe Stormont is a Director and member of the Industrials group at Lazard. He has significant experience advising clients on transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalizations across several industrial sectors, including specialty chemicals, metals and mining, infrastructure, and industrial services.

Representative transactions include advising:

  • An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners on its acquisition of Calcium Products
  • Warren Distribution on its sale to Pritzker Private Capital and combination with Highline Automotive
  • Icynene-Lapolla, a portfolio company of FFL Partners, on its sale to Huntsman Corp. (NYSE: HUN)
  • ArrMaz, a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, on its sale to Arkema (PA:AKE)
  • Kymera International, a portfolio company of Platinum Equity, on its sale to Palladium Equity Partners
  • W.F. Taylor, a portfolio company of Dominus Capital, on its sale to Meridian Adhesives, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners
  • Ascensus Specialties (formerly Vertellus Performance Chemicals), a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, on its recapitalization
  • ITS ConGlobal, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, on its sale to AMP Capital
  • Friedrich Air Conditioning, a portfolio company of Corinthian Capital, on its sale to Monomoy Capital Partners
  • Project Service, operator of Connecticut Highway Service Plazas and a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, on its sale to John Laing Infrastructure Fund (LON: JLIF)

Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Stormont worked at The Hartford Financial Services Group in their Leadership Development Program.

Mr. Stormont received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Operations Research from Columbia University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

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