Sale of Herman’s Supply Company, a leading Canadian roofing products distributor, to a subsidiary of ABC Supply Co.

April 8, 2024

On April 8, 2024, Herman’s Supply Company, a leading Canadian distributor of residential and commercial roofing products, siding and related accessories, with operations in Canada and the US, was acquired by Canadian Builders & Contractors Supply ULC, a subsidiary of ABC Supply Co., a United States-based company that is the largest wholesale distributor of roofing and other select exterior and interior products in North America.

Herman’s Supply Company was founded by Herman and Anne Schrompf in 1969 in St. Catharines, Ontario. Since then, the company expanded to 11 branches across Ontario and added a 12th location in West Seneca, New York, serving the Buffalo market. This acquisition marks ABC Supply’s introduction to the Ontario, Canada market and growth in its New York market.

Miller Thomson advised Herman’s Supply Company and its shareholders with a team led by Ryan Done (Corporate/M&A) and comprised of Farah Rohoman (Corporate/M&A/Financial Services), Julia Zanetti, Christopher Fallis, Karen Hakim (Corporate/M&A), Michael Wren, Perry Katz, Matthew Marriott (Real Estate), Stephen Sweeney, Sarah Hallman-Krul (Trusts), Ron Choudhury, Carolyn Inglis (Tax), Tamara Farber (Environmental), Karen Durell (Intellectual Property/Privacy), David Tsai (Employment) and Hugh Wright (Benefits).