McDermott Will & Emery advised Dixon Midland L.L.C., a private investment fund based in Chicago, in the sale of Tech Lighting L.L.C., a leading designer and manufacturer of architectural lighting systems, to The Harbour Group. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
The McDermott team working on the transaction included corporate attorneys Jeff Jung, Eric Orsic, and Ryan Harris; tax partners Dan Zucker, and Jeff Wagner; antitrust attorney Jon Dubrow; and IP attorneys, Joe Paquin and Jennifer Mikulina. For this transaction, Dixon Midland's investment bank was Lazard Freres & Co.
Tech Lighting, based in Skokie, Illinois and founded in 1983, has approximately 230 employees. The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of branded, high quality architectural lighting systems for commercial and residential use. The company’s extensive product line includes more than 6,000 items. The products are sold nationally through more than 1,000 retail lighting showrooms and more than 1,000 commercial electrical distributors. Additional information about the company and its products can be found on at www.techlighting.com.
The Harbour Group is a privately owned company based in St. Louis. The Harbour Group and its operating companies are engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of a wide variety of consumer and industrial products, including entertainment products, automotive enthusiast products, automotive aftermarket accessories, architectural lighting, hearth and chimney products, auxiliary plastic processing equipment, textile machinery, pre-engineered building components and heat exchange equipment.