Hyde Park Capital Advises EMI Industries on its Sale to LSI Industries

Tampa, Fla. – April 18, 2024 – Hyde Park Capital Lucites With Image Squareannounced today that its client, EMI Industries (“EMI”), an award-winning metal and millwork manufacturer, has been acquired by LSI Industries (“LSI”), a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial lighting and display solutions. Hyde Park Capital served as the exclusive investment banker to EMI for this transaction. Trenam Law served as legal counsel to EMI.

Alan Harvill, CEO and President of EMI stated, “LSI is an industry leader with a proven record of growth and value creation. We are proud to become the newest part of the LSI team and look forward to unlocking the powerful potential of the combined businesses.”

Mr. Harvill also added, “We are immensely grateful to Hyde Park Capital for their instrumental role in facilitating this transaction. Their expertise, guidance, and industry knowledge were pivotal in achieving an exceptional outcome for us. ”

Josh Mastracci, Director at Hyde Park Capital, added, “We are pleased to have successfully advised EMI in its partnership with LSI. EMI has built a great reputation in the market and this next chapter with LSI presents many opportunities for continued success.”

About EMI Industries

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Tampa, FL, EMI Industries stands as an acclaimed metal and millwork manufacturer, renowned for crafting standard and customized fixtures, displays, and equipment tailored for the restaurant, supermarket, and convenience store sectors. Boasting five strategically located manufacturing facilities across the nation, totaling 400,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and warehouse space, EMI serves as a regional hub for millwork, metal, and refrigeration products, while extending its reach nationally and internationally. Pioneering technology and product innovation, EMI consistently seeks avenues to bestow competitive advantages upon its clientele. With its expansive multi-regional presence, coupled with comprehensive millwork, metal, and refrigeration capabilities, EMI fosters enduring partnerships, solidifying its stature as a market leader in the industry. Read more about EMI here: About Us — EMI Industries

About LSI Industries

Headquartered in Cincinnati, LSI Industries (NASDAQ: LYTS) specializes in the creation of advanced lighting, graphics, and display solutions. The Company’s American-made products, which include lighting, print graphics, digital graphics, refrigerated, and custom displays, are engineered to elevate brands in competitive markets. With a workforce of 1,600 employees and 11 facilities throughout North America, LSI is dedicated to providing top-quality solutions to its clients. Read more about LSI here: About LSI – LSI Industries

About Hyde Park Capital

Hyde Park Capital is an institutionally focused boutique investment banking firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions and focusing on serving the corporate finance needs of successful founder and family-owned companies. Hyde Park’s principals have extensive investment banking experience managing merger and acquisition engagements, including executing sell-side and buy-side sale of company assignments, recapitalizations, financial advisory services, fairness opinions, and raising growth capital and acquisition financing for companies, including equity, mezzanine, and senior debt. Hyde Park Capital has extensive experience across numerous industry sectors, including industrial, technology, healthcare, business, and financial services. Hyde Park Capital is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and is a member of FINRA and SIPC. Hyde Park Capital is also a member of the Geneva Capital Group (GCG) International M&A Alliance (see www.gcg.com). For additional information, please visit www.hydeparkcapital.com.

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