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O’Melveny Represents Fabcon Precast in Acquiring Oldcastle Infrastructure’s Building Services Division

February 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CENTURY CITY—February 23, 2021—O’Melveny represented client Fabcon Precast, a Minneapolis-based maker of structural precast wall panels, in its acquisition of the assets of the Building Services Division from Oldcastle Infrastructure.

The purchase includes all product line assets used in the Building Services Division, a Selkirk, NY-based manufacturer of precast, hollowcore planks, columns, beams and wall panels for the US multifamily, commercial and student housing sectors.

Fabcon will continue to operate out of Selkirk and plans to expand production to add significant capacity for its wall products.

The O’Melveny team representing Fabcon was led by partner David Smith and included counsel Shawmir Naeem and associate Danielle Henderson.

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O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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The following press release was issued by Fabcon:

Fabcon Acquires Oldcastle Infrastructure’s Building Services Division

Expands Its Geographic Footprint And Product Portfolio

Minneapols, Minnesota. February 18, 2021 — Minneapolis-based Fabcon Precast announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Building Services Division (BSD) from Oldcastle Infrastructure.

The purchase includes all product line assets used in the business located in Selkirk, NY. BSD is a leading manufacturer of precast, hollowcore planks, columns, beams and wall panels for the U.S. multifamily, commercial and student housing sectors. BSD is based in Selkirk, NY and is a leading supplier of precast products in New England, upstate New York, NYC/Long Island, Northern, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The business has been manufacturing since 1962.

“This acquisition represents our continued investment in the Fabcon business and growth strategy,” said Mike Rafi, Fabcon’s Chief Executive Officer. “The addition of the BSD’s product line and its strategically located facility will expand our capacity for wall panels and our portfolio, which brings value to our customers.”

The BSD product line joins Fabcon’s precast wall panel solutions and enhances Fabcon’s position as the leading precast provider in the eastern part of the U.S. Fabcon will continue to operate out of the Selkirk, NY facility and plans to immediately expand production to add significant capacity for its wall products.

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About Fabcon

Founded in 1971, Fabcon is a leading provider of structural precast wall panels. During its 50 years, the company has expanded capabilities, grown markets and pioneered multiple precast panel firsts. It currently operates out of four manufacturing facilities and delivers product to nearly all of the 48 contiguous states. To contact one of Fabcon’s offices or sales and product professionals nationwide, visit FabconPrecast.com or call (800) 727-4444.