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JDS Acquired By The Cook & Boardman Group



Aug 2021



We are pleased to announce the sale of our client JDS, Inc. to The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC. The transaction closed August 2, 2021.

Located in Everett, Washington, JDS is a commercial door, frame, and hardware distributor. JDS has served commercial construction markets throughout the greater Puget Sound area since 1989. JDS is a one-stop shop for all commercial door needs.

The company handles industry-leading brand doors and frames in all materials including wood, hollow metal, and aluminum, as well as builders’ hardware, glass, and commercial restroom accessories.

Cook & Boardman is the nation’s leading distributor of commercial doors, frames & hardware, electronic access control equipment and specialty (Division 10) products.

The company is also one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of integrated security solutions - including physical security, access control, wireless networking, low voltage cabling, audio/visual and managed information technology products.

The company serves multi-family and non-residential markets including the commercial, education, government, healthcare, office, and hospitality sectors from 70 locations across 20 states and nationwide through its eCommerce portal at

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Western Region, Stephen Crisham, led by Sr. Managing Director Mergers & Acquisitions, Fred Zweifel, with support by Sr. Managing Director - Western Region, Lori Galloway, closed the merger. Executive Managing Director, Bill Kushnir established the initial relationship with JDS.

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