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02/22/2017 | Announcement
Ironwood Capital Announces Paradigm Window Solutions Acquisition of Vista Window Company

AVON, CONNECTICUT, February 22, 2017 – Ironwood Capital is pleased to announce that Paradigm Window Solutions, a portfolio company of Ironwood Capital, has acquired the assets of Vista Window Company. Headquartered in Warren, Ohio, with a second location in Swainsboro, Georgia, Vista produces a full line of vinyl replacement windows and patio doors. It sells through a network of distribution partners and specialty remodelers in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.

In conjunction with the transaction, industry veteran and former Simonton Windows president Mark Savan has been appointed as CEO of the combined entity. “Savan has deep expertise in building products and vinyl windows, as well as proven leadership skills. We are excited to have him join the team,” said Ironwood managing director Alex Levental. “I’m thrilled to be joining the organization and very excited about the opportunities to improve our joint capabilities to serve our customers and help them grow their business,” said Savan.

Paradigm, founded in 2001, is a leading manufacturer of premium custom vinyl windows and patio doors in the Northeast. It manufactures a broad line of high-quality, energy efficient products, all meeting or exceeding Energy Star ratings, in its state-of-the-art 109,000 square-foot Portland, Maine facility.
About Ironwood Capital
Ironwood Capital is a Connecticut-based private equity firm that provides non-control growth capital to middle market companies, investing more than $600 million in over 100 companies over the past 15 years. Ironwood invests in the form of subordinated debt and preferred stock in amounts ranging from $5 million to $20 million to support business owners and financial sponsors in growth financings, full and partial recapitalizations, generational transitions and buyouts. For more information, please visit www.ironwoodcap.com.

About Paradigm Window Solutions
Paradigm Window Solutions is a leading manufacturer of custom vinyl windows and patio doors. Paradigm’s proprietary line of premium windows is designed to replicate the strength of aluminum, beauty of wood and performance of vinyl. Paradigm can customize different sizes and paint colors and provide thicker vinyl window casings to give added structural strength and more energy efficiency. Paradigm works closely with architects and contractors to provide project support, submittal packages for general contractors and project advisement from initial concept to project completion. For more information visit: www.paradigmwindows.com.

Carolyn C. Galiette
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