Peak Rock Capital Affiliate Acquires Metals Inc. and Midland Stamping & Fabricating

Austin, Texas, November 20, 2014 – An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired the businesses of Metals Inc and Shale‐Inland Stamping & Fabricating, now known as Midland Stamping & Fabricating, from Shale‐Inland.

Metals Inc is a leading specialized processor of primarily stainless steel and high nickel alloy plate and sheet products with facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mobile, Alabama and Houston, Texas. Metals Inc services a wide range of industries including the energy, petrochemical, food service and general industrial segments.

Midland Stamping & Fabricating, based in Schiller Park, Illinois, is a leader in supplying stamping, fabricating, and other metalworking services to a customer base across major industrial markets that include the automotive, truck trailer, cookware, locomotive, heavy equipment, appliance and HVAC segments, among others.

Peter Leibman, Managing Director of Peak Rock Capital, said, “With unique capabilities and talented employees, these businesses are highly attractive investment opportunities with significant growth potential. We believe both provide excellent platforms on which to expand both organically and through strategic add‐on acquisitions.”

Stout Risius Ross acted as the financial advisor to Peak Rock Capital on the transaction.

About Metals Inc.

Metals Inc is a leading specialty processor of primarily stainless steel and high nickel alloy plate and sheet products to the energy, petrochemical, food service and general industrial segments through its three facilities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mobile, Alabama and Houston, Texas. For further information about Metals Inc, please visit www.metalsinc.com.

About Midland Stamping & Fabricating

Midland Stamping & Fabricating is a leader in supplying stamping, fabricating, and other metalworking services to a customer base across major industrial markets that include the automotive, truck trailer, cookware, locomotive, heavy equipment, appliance and HVAC segments, among others. For further information about Midland Stamping & Fabricating, please visit www.midlandstamping.com.

About Peak Rock Capital

Peak Rock Capital is an Austin, Texas based private equity firm that makes debt and equity investments in middle market companies. Peak Rock invests in companies where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic changes. Peak Rock’s principals have deep expertise in complex situations, with the ability to provide tailored capital solutions and close transactions quickly where speed and certainty are priorities. For further information about Peak Rock Capital, please visit www.peakrockcapital.com.

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