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Anvil® International Acquired by One Equity Partners

Anvil International LLC, an Industry Leader Positioned for Growth

EXETER, NH, February 28, 2017 — ANVIL INTERNATIONAL, LLC, the broadest manufacturer of pipe connections and pipe hangers has been acquired by One Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm in New York.

Anvil’s manufacturing includes U.S.-made pipe connections including malleable and cast iron pipe fittings, forged steel pipe fittings, pipe nipples, swage nipples, bull plugs, grooved product, pipe hangers, valves, engineered pipe hangers and supports, as well as strut and strut fittings. Anvil also sources product internationally under the SPF brand of pipe fittings, nipples, and grooved products. Anvil has major distribution centers in California, Texas, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Ontario, Canada. Anvil is uniquely positioned to deliver the broadest package of piping goods to its distribution partners.

Markets served by the Company include mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, industrial, fire protection, nuclear, solar, mining and oil and gas. Product brands supporting these industries are Gruvlok®, Beck®, NAP®, JB Smith®, Catawissa®, Merit®, SPF®and Anvil®. Most revenue for Anvil delivers from products cast, machined and fabricated at Anvil’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plants located in Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Rhode Island, and Alabama.

Dean Taylor, Vice President of Sales and Marketing states “One Equity understands the huge opportunity to add brands and companies to the Anvil model. It is an exciting time for Anvil”.

Patrick Donovan, President and CEO of Anvil International, further stated, “We believe One Equity Partners will help take Anvil through the next phase of growth and build upon our comprehensive strengths and serve our long-standing customers in the U.S. and globally.”

Providing comprehensive solutions for its customers today, Anvil believes in “building connections that last”, pipe to pipe and people to people.

About Anvil International Anvil International is one of the largest and most complete manufacturers of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping supports systems in the world. For more than 165 years, Anvil has provided the highest-quality pipe products and services with integrity and dedication to superior customer service. The company offers expertise and product solutions for a wide range of applications, from plumbing and mechanical, HVAC, industrial and fire protection, to mining and oil and gas. Anvil offers products and services worldwide. Its ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing facilities are located in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Alabama and Rhode Island. For more information, please contact Anvil’s corporate offices at 603-418-2800, 2 Holland Way, Exeter, NH 03833, or visit anvilintl.com.

About One Equity Partners One Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on the industrial, healthcare, and technology sectors in North America and Europe. The firm builds market-leading companies by identifying and executing transformative business combinations. One Equity is a trusted partner with a differentiated investment process, a broad and senior team, and an extensive track record generating long-term value for its partners. Since 2001, the firm has invested in more than 140 transactions worldwide. One Equity, founded in 2001, spun out of JP Morgan in 2015. The firm has offices in New York and Chicago, and an advisory office in Frankfurt. For more information, please visit www.oneequity.com.