Elkhart, Ind.-based supplier Patrick Industries Inc. announced today (June 11) that it has completed the acquisition of Marine Accessories Corp. (MAC) and has expanded the size of its credit facility.
MAC is a manufacturer, distributor and aftermarket supplier of custom tower and canvas products and other related accessories to OEMs, dealers, retailers and distributors, as well as direct to consumers within the marine market. MAC is headquartered in Maryville, Tenn., and has eight manufacturing and distribution facilities located primarily in the U.S. MAC’s trailing 12-months revenue through May 2018 was approximately $50 million and Patrick expects the acquisition to be immediately accretive to net income per share.
The acquisition of MAC includes accounts receivable, inventory, prepaid expenses, and machinery and equipment, and was funded under the company’s newly expanded credit facility. Patrick will continue to operate MAC on a stand-alone basis under its brand names in its existing facilities.
“MAC’s innovative marine products, and design, engineering, manufacturing, and aftermarket expertise provide us with an excellent opportunity to further penetrate the marine market and leverage our existing capabilities within our marine platform,” said Todd Cleveland, chairman and chief executive officer of Patrick.
“We are excited to partner with the MAC team and its high-quality brand platform which is a seamless fit within our entrepreneurial, brand-based model,” said President Andy Nemeth. “MAC’s industry reputation for product quality, customized style and innovation, and consistently reliable just-in-time delivery has been instrumental in expanding its customer base within the recreational boating market. This acquisition is aligned with our strategic initiatives and capital allocation strategy and we look forward to working with the MAC team to help further drive value, growth and synergy realization. Consistent with previous acquisitions, we will support MAC with a financial and operational foundation that will allow it to capitalize on its core competencies while preserving the entrepreneurial spirit that has been so important to its success.”
MAC CEO Rick Reyenger said, “We are very pleased to partner with Patrick and strengthen our presence in the marine industry as we continue to expand our footprint across multiple markets. The combination of Patrick’s strategic and capital resources with MAC’s energy, vision and foundation will help to further leverage our opportunities to bring innovative solutions to our customers.”
On June 5, Patrick amended and restated its credit agreement to expand its senior secured credit facility to $900 million from $500 million. The 2018 credit facility is comprised of an $800 million revolving credit facility and a $100 million term loan with pricing, maturity, and material provisions remaining unchanged.