1st WEST M&A Provided Henson Lumber with Guidance on the Deal Structure and Valuation

Evergreen, CO – November 17, 2023 – 1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions, the leading investment bank and M&A advisory in the building material sector, announced today that it advised Henson Lumber Company in its acquisition of Decatur Lumber. 1stWEST M&A provided guidance on deal structure, valuation, and other financial matters. The transaction was completed November 13, 2023.

Since 1972, Henson has serviced the Texas counties and regions around Hood, Parker, Johnson, and Tarrant, Texas, offering building products, millwork, and metalwork. Decatur Lumber is based in Decatur, Texas, and they are a full-service lumberyard that has been family-owned for over 44 years.

“1stWEST M&A typically works for seller companies, but in this case, we worked for the buyer (a ‘buy side’ advisory) and the buyer’s attorney to help Henson in this successful transaction,” said John D. Wagner, a Managing Director at 1stWEST M&A. “Henson is an impressive company, with wide-ranging operations, and the acquisition of Decatur will expand their reach and capability.”


About 1stWEST M&A

1stWEST Mergers & Acquisitions is a full service, international investment banking and advisory firm that is focused on the lower middle-market of companies. The firm has built a unique business solutions platform of assisting owners and shareholders in selling their companies, acquiring other businesses, and raising growth capital. With Managing Directors in the US, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, 1stWEST M&A is uniquely positioned to serve its clients around the globe.

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