XLCS Partners, Inc., a leading middle market investment bank, is pleased to announce that it served as exclusive advisor to Trident Building Systems, Inc. (Trident) in its acquisition by Behlen Building Systems.

Founded in 1986, Trident is a full-service provider of pre-engineered metal buildings, structural fabrications, and metal roof systems. The Company provides metal building solutions for a diverse group of industries including aviation, marine, education, health care, commercial, and the military sector. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, Trident is a one-stop shop for building specialized projects and working with customers to provide best-in-class service.

Based in Columbus, Nebraska, Behlen Building Systems is one of three distinct operating segments in the wider Behlen Manufacturing Company. Behlen Building Systems specializes in pre-engineering metal buildings, and was the first metal building manufacturer in the United States to achieve the International AC472 Accreditation. Since 1936, the Company has manufactured and constructed frame buildings, rural farms, Eagle span designs, S-span designs and actively retrofits existing structures.

XLCS acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to Trident and the transaction was led by Brian Ytterberg, Managing Director. The transaction was completed on February 7, 2020.

About XLCS Partners, Inc.
XLCS Partners is an investment banking firm providing M&A advisory services to select clients globally. More information is available at www.xlcspartners.com.