Peak Rock acquires RCR International

An affiliate of Texas-based Peak Rock Capital has acquired home improvement product manufacturer RCR International.

Texas-based Peak Rock Capital, a private equity and special situations investor, has acquired RCR International for an undisclosed sum. RCR makes and distributes home improvement products in the US and Canada. RCR declined to comment on the terms of the deal.

RCR is based in Quebec, Canada. The core product portfolio includes door and window insulation, indoor/outdoor flooring and utility accessories. Those products carry brands including Climaloc, Comfort Plus, Dennis, Polar Grip, and Topsi.

The investment comes from Peak Rock’s debut fund which closed on $700 million in 2013, well over its $400 million target according to Private Equity International’s research and analytics division. This is the sixth investment from the fund, typical investments range from $40 million to $70 million according to filings. The company will make debt and equity investments across a variety of industries including consumer, industrials, and business services.

Peak Rock has been snapping up companies at a brisk pace making three acquisitions in four weeks between March and April of this year, PEI reported at the time. Companies in that round included Hunter’s Specialties, Koroseal Interior Products, and ProFusion Industries. The other two companies in the fund are Atlas Paper Mills and Natural American Foods. 

Lawyers from Kirkland & Ellis advised Peak Rock during the transaction.