Debevoise Advised CD&R in Its Strategic Investment in Foundation Building Materials

31 January 2024

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a significant ownership position in Foundation Building Materials, Inc. (“FBM”). For more information, please see the company’s press release.

FBM, Inc. is a specialty building products distributor of gypsum wallboard, suspended ceiling systems, metal framing, insulation and complementary products throughout North America.

The Debevoise team was led by M&A partners Chris Anthony and Uri Herzberg and included partner Paul Bird, associates Richard Hughes, Dominique Trudelle, Charlotte Walkovik and Erick Wong and law clerk Mary Saint-Antoine, executive compensation and employee benefits partner Jonathan Lewis, counsel Kathleen Emberger and law clerk Katlin Bowers, finance partner Scott Selinger, associates Lachlan Conroy and Hanson Yu and law clerk Ramsha Khursheed, tax partner Erin Cleary and associates Harshil Mehta and Robert Nelson-Sullivan, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz and associate Alex Adler, real estate partner Edward Rishty and associates Alexander Djaha and Matthew Stromecki, antitrust partner Timothy McIver, counsel Kyra Bromley and international counsel Anne-Mette Heemsoth, litigation partner Zachary Saltzman, counsel Tricia Bozyk Sherno and Erich Grosz and associates Adam Auckland-Peck and Chaim Lapp and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.