16 March 2021

Miller Johnson Represents Zeeland Lumber & Supply in its Sale to US LBM

The Transaction

In November 2020, US LBM acquired the business of Zeeland Lumber & Supply (Zeeland), a building products dealer and manufacturer serving the Midwest. Zeeland operates three full-service lumber and supply yards and three truss and component facilities scattered throughout Michigan and Northern Indiana that distribute an expansive range of products such as windows, doors, roofing, cabinets, decking and interior and exterior trim.  US LBM now operates 16 locations in Michigan, including five component manufacturing plants, along with four locations in Indiana after the acquisition.

“We’re proud to be joining US LBM, an industry leader that shares our commitment to delivering innovation and building trust,” said Zeeland Lumber & Supply President Mark Miller. “Joining US LBM, with its national platform, expert team and relationships with the industry’s top suppliers, creates new and exciting opportunities for both our employees and customers.”

Anchor Peabody acted as financial advisor and Miller Johnson acted as legal advisor to Zeeland in the transaction. Miller Johnson’s team included Dustin Daniels (Corporate; M&A), Jeremy Scherlinck (Corporate; M&A), Michael Penny (Corporate; M&A), Neil Williams (Tax), Eric Starck (Real Estate), Tripp VanderWal (Employee Benefits), Jeff Gray (Employee Benefits), Tony Comden (Labor) and Grant Schertzing (Environmental).

Zeeland Lumber & Supply

( Founded in 1947, Zeeland Lumber & Supply is a fully integrated lumber and building materials company serving a diverse customer mix including single family, multi-family, commercial, agricultural, remodelers, and homeowners. Zeeland provides framing, windows, exterior doors, decking, trim, interior doors, cabinets, countertops, roofing, siding and much more.


( Based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, US LBM is a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the United States. Offering specialty products, including windows, doors, millwork, wallboard, roofing, siding, engineered components and cabinetry, US LBM combines the scale and operational advantages of a national platform with a local go-to-market strategy through its national network of locations across the country.

Miller Johnson’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group

Miller Johnson’s M&A practice group collaborates with clients and their advisors to structure, negotiate and close deals and to navigate the challenges that can arise in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other business combination or investment transactions.

Miller Johnson is top listed for mergers and acquisitions with U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms and is ranked by Chambers USA. At The M&A Advisor’s national awards and the ACG M&A Deals and Dealmakers regional awards, our attorneys are consistently involved in deals honored as winners and finalists. For further information, please contact Jeremy Scherlinck at (616) 831-1805 or Dustin Daniels at (616) 831-1737.