Chesapeake Corporate Advisors Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to O'Donnell Metal Deck


Baltimore, MD – December 22, 2020 -- Chesapeake Corporate Advisors (“CCA”) is pleased to announce that it has served as exclusive financial advisor to Steven F. O’Donnell, Inc. d/b/a O’Donnell Metal Deck (“OMD” or the “Company”) in its sale to Slate Capital Group, LLC (“Slate Capital”).


O’Donnell Metal Deck, established in 1996 by Founder and majority shareholder Steve O’Donnell, is a value-added supplier and leading distributor of metal decking and steel bar joist for the commercial construction industry. The Company has grown considerably over the last several years, while introducing new technology and business processes under current President and minority shareholder Matt Weiss.


The Company services steel fabricators and contractors throughout the country and is

headquartered in Elkridge, Maryland. In partnering with Slate Capital, O’Donnell Metal Deck will look to expand its distribution network and leverage additional strategic resources.


Charlie Maskell, founder and Managing Member of CCA commented: “We were excited to be able to help Steve and Matt through this transaction. O’Donnell Metal Deck will be a great addition to Slate’s portfolio, and we are excited to see OMD’s continued growth as part of a larger platform.”


The engagement was led by Michael Zuidema, Managing Director and he was assisted by

Meghan Daley, Associate.


Steve O’Donnell, founder of O’Donnell Metal Deck commented: “Matt and I appreciate the way that the CCA team managed the transaction process. Their expertise, guidance and

collaborative approach were helpful in achieving a successful outcome.”

Jack Hollerbach, President of Hollerbach & Associates, LLC partnered with CCA to represent OMD and the sellers.


Eva Hill and Robert Curran, Partners with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP served as legal advisor for O’Donnell Metal Deck. Dentons served as legal advisor for Slate Capital Group, LLC.

Chesapeake Corporate Advisors, LLC (CCA) is a boutique investment banking and corporate advisory firm, founded in 2005, committed to serving investor-owned and closely held emerging growth and middle market companies. CCA provides strategic advisory services (value creation), investment banking services (value realization), and valuation & financial opinions to companies with revenues generally between $10 million and $200 million. For more information about Chesapeake Corporate Advisors, please visit the website at www.ccabalt.com or call 410.537.5988