Gross-Yowell Joins Diamond Home Improvement and Miller Lumber in a Growing List of 1stWest M&A Clients Recently Acquired by Kodiak BP

Evergreen, CO – January 04, 2024 – 1stWEST Mergers and Acquisitions announced it served as the exclusive advisor to the owners of Gross-Yowell in its acquisition by Kodiak BP. 1stWest M&A is the leading and most-active seller’s M&A advisory in the lumber and building materials sector.

Gross-Yowell is a highly regarded building material and lumber retailer, based in Waco, TX. The Company has been serving professional contractors and remodelers in the Central Texas area since 1946, long before Waco became a destination growth market.

“If you review Kodiak BP’s growing list of acquisitions, you’ll note that they consistently acquire elite companies in growth markets. So, Gross-Yowell is a natural fit for Kodiak,” said John D. Wagner, 1stWest M&A’s Managing Director. “Gross-Yowell’s diverse lumber and building material product offerings have long served clients in the Waco area. The Company will continue to grow under Kodiak’s ownership and the leadership of Taylor Gross, who will remain with the Company.”


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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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