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Trivest Announces First Investment of Fund VI with GAL Power Systems

Trivest Announces First Investment of Fund VI with GAL Power Systems

MIAMI, FL – (August 21, 2018) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) announces it has recapitalized GAL Power Systems (“GAL Power” or the “Company”). This transaction marks the 1st platform investment of Trivest Fund VI. GAL Power is a leading Canadian provider of commercial and industrial generator sets and climate control systems. Headquartered in Ottawa, the Company operates out of 8 facilities across Ontario and Quebec. GAL Power has four primary business segments: Sales, Service, Rental and Fuel Services, all of which work together to provide customers with integrated power solutions for both...

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Trivest Announces Fayette Heating & Air, an Add-on Acquisition for Dauenhauer Plumbing

Trivest Announces Fayette Heating & Air, an Add-on Acquisition for Dauenhauer Plumbing

LOUISVILLE, KY – (June 1, 2018) Dauenhauer Plumbing, a portfolio company of Trivest Partners, announces it has acquired Fayette Heating & Air (“Fayette” or the “Company”), a leading provider of HVAC and plumbing services in Lexington, KY. Fayette significantly bolsters Dauenhauer’s service offering in Lexington with a very well respected brand that has been in operation since 1971. With over 15,000 service jobs performed annually, Fayette adds meaningful scale to Dauenhauer’s service offering and provides a larger platform to attract more plumbing & HVAC service technicians....

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Trivest Announces Big Truck Rental, a New TGIF Platform Investment

Trivest Announces Big Truck Rental, a New TGIF Platform Investment

MIAMI, FL – (June 1, 2018) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) announces it has made an investment in Big Truck Rental, LLC (“BTR” or “the Company”). The BTR transaction represents the 4th platform company investment in the Trivest Growth Investment Fund (“TGIF”), a $225 million fund dedicated to making growth and non-control investments in founder/family-owned businesses. BTR is the largest provider of rental garbage trucks serving public, private and municipality waste haulers throughout the United States and Canada.  Based in Tampa, Florida, this founder-owned company oversees a fleet of 300+...

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Trivest Announces Louis Wohl and Sons, Inc., an Add-on Acquisition for BJ Beltram

Trivest Announces Louis Wohl and Sons, Inc., an Add-on Acquisition for BJ Beltram

TAMPA, FL – (May 14, 2018) BJ Beltram, Inc., a portfolio company of Trivest Partners, announces it has acquired Louis Wohl and Sons, Inc. (“Louis Wohl” or the “Company”). Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Tampa, FL, Louis Wohl provides equipment, supplies, and design services to the foodservice industry. Over the Company’s 120 year history, it has grown both organically and through acquisitions to become a leader in its served markets. Louis Wohl’s services include design/build capabilities, foodservice design consultancy and the wholesale distribution of supplies and equipment to...

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Trivest Announces the Recapitalization and Merger of Athletic Supply and Barcelona Sports

Trivest Announces the Recapitalization and Merger of Athletic Supply and Barcelona Sports

MIAMI, FL – (April 6, 2018) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) announces it has recapitalized and merged Athletic Supply and Barcelona Sports (combined, the “Company”). This transaction marks the 17th platform investment of Trivest Fund V. The Company is a leading value-added distributor of sporting goods equipment, primarily to high schools and colleges. Importantly, the executives of both businesses, including Ronny Flowers and Sammy Barcelona, remain owners in the Company and will continue to lead day-to-day operations. Trivest’s investment in the combined business is to support future growth...

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Trivest Announces the Recapitalization of Oil Changers, a Fund V Platform Investment

Trivest Announces the Recapitalization of Oil Changers, a Fund V Platform Investment

MIAMI, FL – (February 27, 2018) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) announces it has recapitalized Oil Changers, Inc. (“Oil Changers” or the “Company”). This transaction marks the 16th platform investment of Trivest Fund V. Oil Changers is one of the largest independent oil change operators in the United States with 34 locations, primarily in California’s Bay Area. Over its 30+ year history, the Company has built a leading market position in the Bay Area, developing a reputation for exceptional customer service. The Company focuses exclusively on oil changes and other fluid services, providing...

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