Eberhart Buys Another Equipment Rental Biz

Eberhart Buys Another Equipment Rental Biz

Eberhart Capital has acquired The Equipment Source, a tool and equipment rental company serving both contractors and consumers. Eberhart Capital has prior experience in the equipment rental sector through the acquisition of Contractor Sales & Service (CSS) in July 2014. CSS rents and offers for sale single man lifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, forklifts and […]

Clairvest Exits CRS

Clairvest Exits CRS

Clairvest Group has sold its portfolio company, CRS Contractors Rental Supply (CRS), a provider of construction rental equipment and related merchandise, to Sunbelt Rentals, a division of Ashtead Group. CRS has 28 locations in Ontario, more than 400 employees, and is headquartered west of Toronto in Kitchener, ON (www.contractorsrentalsupply.ca). Clairvest acquired CRS in February 2013 and […]

Cahill Services Acquires Drive Rental

Cahill Services Acquires Drive Rental

Cahill Services, a specialty rental services business and a portfolio company of Pine Brook Partners, has acquired Drive Rental Corp., a heating rental business with operations in Canada and the US. Drive Rental’s flameless heating products provide high levels of heat and airflow and are self-contained, portable, and do not require any electrical power.  The […]

Prospect Partners Acquires Owen Equipment

Prospect Partners Acquires Owen Equipment

Prospect Partners has acquired Owen Equipment Company and Owen Equipment Sales through a management-led recapitalization. Owen is a distributor of environmental infrastructure maintenance equipment. Owen is a distributor of maintenance equipment used for street cleaning, clearing and maintaining sewer lines, catch basins and storm sewers, and for specialized excavations, non-destructive digging, and other applications. The […]

Platinum Equity Acquires Volvo Rents

Platinum Equity Acquires Volvo Rents

The Volvo Group has agreed to sell Volvo Rents to Platinum Equity for approximately $1.1 billion (SEK 7.2 billion). A pre-requisite for completion of the transaction is that Platinum Equity is successful in a debt offering to be made to finance its acquisition. The transaction is expected to be closed in the first quarter of […]

Clairvest Acquires CRS Contractors Rental Supply

Clairvest Acquires CRS Contractors Rental Supply

Clairvest Group has invested $39.5 million in CRS Contractors Rental Supply, a provider of construction rental equipment and related merchandise. “We are excited to partner with a true leader in the Canadian equipment rental field. CRS has a proven business model and solid track record of profitable growth. The management of CRS are significant owners […]

Granite Partners Acquires Chair-Man Mills

Granite Partners Acquires Chair-Man Mills

Granite Partners has acquired Chair-Man Mills, a provider of equipment used for special events. Chair-man Mills is a provider of flooring, stages, dance floors, and tabletop rentals (specialty linens, china and tabletop accessories) to the special events industry.  Chair-man Mills was founded in 1911 by William Mills who became known as “Mills…the Chair-man” after providing […]

Kilmer Capital Partners and TerraNova Partners Acquire Compact Power Equipment Centers

Kilmer Capital Partners and TerraNova Partners Acquire Compact Power Equipment Centers

Kilmer Capital Partners and TerraNova Partners have acquired Compact Power Equipment Centers, a rental supplier of compact and medium-heavy equipment. Compact Power Equipment Centers provides towable rental equipment such as mini-skids, excavators, skid steers, trenchers and chipper shredders through Home Depot Tool Rental Centers. To date, Home Depot has Compact Power Equipment Centers within its […]