Western Truck Body Mfg.

OSW Equipment & Repair, a portfolio company of Westward Partners, has acquired Western Truck Body Mfg.

Industry:

Manufacturing

OSW Equipment & Repair, a portfolio company of Westward Partners, has acquired Western Truck Body Mfg. MNP Corporate Finance Inc. acted as exclusive financial advisor to Western Truck Body Mfg. in structuring and negotiating this transaction.

Transaction Brief

This transaction has allowed the shareholders of Western Truck Body Mfg. (WTB) to implement their succession strategy while ensuring the continued growth and success of the business.

WTB is a leading Canadian truck body manufacturer located in Edmonton, Alberta. The company provides custom manufacturing and the latest truck accessory products for commercial and industrial clients. Over its 60-year operating history, WTB has established a reputation for innovative design and top quality craftmanship.

Located in Snohomish, Washington, OSW Equipment & Repair, LLC (OSW) is one of the largest and fastest growing dump truck body manufacturers and truck body assemblers on the West Coast. OSW is a portfolio company of Westward Partners LLC, a leading private equity firm specializing in investments of lower middle market companies.

OSW's purchase of WTB complements another recent OSW acquisition in the custom truck body manufacturing industry, Northend Truck Equipment. The acquisition of WTB expands OSW’s manufacturing and up-fitting capabilities while strategically expanding its footprint into new end markets.