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May 13, 2019

M&A Outlook: Steel Service Centers

Industry players are looking for acquisitive growth, targeting value-added processing as a way to enhance margin and better navigate demand volatility, investment bank Brown Gibbons Lang reports....

By Michael Marzec

January 4, 2019

Olympic Steel buys McCullough Industries in all-cash purchase

Olympic Steel Inc. has acquired the assets of McCullough Industries Inc. of Kenton, Ohio, in an all-cash deal....

By Adam Burroughs

December 7, 2018

Majestic Steel acquires Titan Metal

The acquisition represents a significant step in Majestic's strategy to expand its business in the coated flat-rolled market....

By Adam Burroughs

November 26, 2018

Cleveland-Cliffs buying back up to $200M of shares

Cleveland-Cliffs will have the flexibility to buy up to $200 million worth of shares via acquisitions in the open market or privately negotiated transactions....

By Adam Burroughs

August 10, 2018

Michael Siegal: How I approach acquisition targets

The Olympic Steel CEO talks about being a chameleon, assessing culture and spending your time well....

By Mark Scott

June 8, 2018

Behind the scenes of the Fairmount-Unimin merger

CEO Jennifer Deckard discusses the relationship of the two companies, the factors that finally enabled them to merge and the powerful role that external M&A advisers played....

By Mark Scott

April 6, 2018

Olympic Steel adds Berlin Metals to its specialty metals segment

Berlin Metals, one of the largest service centers in North America, will continue to operate under its brand, and the management team....

By Adam Burroughs

March 29, 2018

Real Alloy noteholders win bid for company

he U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved the sale of Real Alloy to its noteholders, led by DDJ Capital Management, who submitted a stalking horse bid for total consideration valued at $364 million....

By Adam Burroughs

March 9, 2018

Noteholders agree to acquire Real Alloy for $364M

Despite the agreement, this isn’t necessarily a done deal. The noteholders could still be outbid ahead of the March 19 deadline....

By Adam Burroughs

February 9, 2018

Real Alloy gets bid for US, Europe operations

Noteholders are making a play to buy the distressed company as a "stalking horse" bidder,...

By Adam Burroughs

January 5, 2018

Aleris reportedly has new suitor

Bloomberg reports that India’s Hindalco Industries Ltd. is bidding for Beachwood-based Aleris....

By Adam Burroughs

December 15, 2017

Fairmount merging with Unimin

Merger will create a $2 billion provider of industrial raw materials with Fairmount CEO Jennifer Deckard expected to helm the business....

By Adam Burroughs