Since its founding in 2004, Zapalac & Hudgins Acquisition Capital have completed over $400 million worth of investment banking transactions.
Specialty Welding and Turnarounds (SWAT) – Leverage Recapitalization, April 2017 is a full scale turnaround company that executes large scale specialty welding and general mechanical turnarounds. The Company’s primary focus is to work in the refineries, chemical and ammonia industry providing services for piping, heaters, exchangers, vessels, towers, drums, boilers and 24 hour emergency response. The Company employs approximately 1,300 individuals. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Industrial Cooling Tower Services, Inc. – M&A Transaction, August 2016. ICTS is as a full-service cooling tower contractor providing services to the industrial and power generation markets. The Company has been providing cooling tower services ranging from engineering/new construction, thermal upgrades, general repairs, maintenance programs, and inspection services. ICTS was acquired by the Midwest Cooling Towers. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction
Creative Resource Group - Leverage Recapitalization, April 2015. CRG specializes in (i) plant logistic support and safety services, (ii) provides transportation and shuttle services that currently transports in excess of 3,000 people daily to and from petrochemical plants and offsite drop zones and (iii) takes care of critical support services like trash, water, break tents, cleaning, busing, flaggers, operators and safety attendants. CapStreet Group was the equity sponsor to the transaction. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Apache Industrial Services acquires Southern Insulation Inc., August 2014. Southern Insulation operates in the Sulphur/Lake Charles, Louisiana market area for over 30 years with a focus on industrial insulation in the petrochemical markets. Southern Insulation has longstanding maintenance relationship in its market and will assist Apache with bolstering its multicraft capabilities. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.Total Industrial Services, Inc. - M&A Transaction, July 2013. TIS provides turnkey mechanical services to the petrochemical industry such as field machining, specialty welding, bundle extraction, bolt torque/tensioning, heat exchanger maintenance and pipe fabrication and installation. TIS was acquired by the JV Driver Companies. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.Lone Star Marine Shelters - Leverage Recapitalization, December 2012. Lone Star Marine is the leading “mid-tier” (projects that range from $5MM - $10MM in value) provider of constructing state of the art "single lift" offshore office / living quarters for the offshore oil & gas drilling and production industry. The equity sponsor to the transaction was Main Street Capital. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
FabEnCo., Inc. - Leverage Recapitalization, August 2012. Based in Houston, Texas, FabEnCo was founded in 1965 and has grown to become the market leader in the manufacturing of self-closing safety gates for ladder, stair and platform openings. The equity sponsor to the transaction was Gemini Investors. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Flex Tank, LLC was acquired by Coast Energy Group which was funded by Targa Resources, March 2011. Flex Tank operates a 541,400 barrel petroleum products facility that consist of 32 above ground storage tanks. Flex Tank has rental agreements whereby they rent tank storage space to customers such as Koch Industries, BP, Martin Gas, Rio Energy and Allied Petroleum. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Wholesale Radio Rentals, Add-on acquisition by Total Safety Inc., December 2008. Wholesale Radio rents 2-way radios to the refining, chemical, petrochemical and events industries in the greater Gulf Coast U.S. Total Safety is the leading outsourced provider of mission-critical safety services. Total Safety is a portfolio company of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. IVS Investment Bank was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
USA Environment, LP, Leverage Recapitalization, June 2008. Founded in 1991, USA provides a full range of high end environmental services as well as owns and operates a transportation fleet licensed to haul hazardous and radioactive materials in 48 states. USA has over 300 full time employees. The equity sponsor to the transaction was Wingate Partners, a $300 million private equity fund located in Dallas, Texas. IVS Investment Banking was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
High Temperature Repair, Inc., M&A Transaction, May 2008. Founded in 1993, HRI is the leader in the high temperature industrial repair, maintenance and inspection industry. HRI has developed a patented proprietary body suit and systems to prepare individuals to work within extreme heat environments up to 1300 degrees Fahrenheit. HRI was acquire by the Timec Companies. IVS Investment Bank was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Revak Companies, M&A Transaction, January 2008. Founded in 1981, the Revak Companies manufacture, distribute and sell turbomachinery parts and accessories to a global customer base in the petrochemical, processing, energy and utility industries. The Revak Companies were acquired by Hoerbiger Services North America, the leading compressor services company in North America.
VLS Recovery Services, Management Led Buyout, December 2007. VLS Recovery Services operates two industrial service businesses: specialized/technical railcar cleaning and non-hazardous waste management. VLS Recovery Services was a wholly owned subsidiary of Vopak North America. The MBO was led by a combination of Michael Dilick and other VLS managers. The equity sponsor to the transaction was HSBC Private Equity, a $500 million private equity fund located in New York, New York.
Petroleum Services Inc., M&A Transaction, December 2007. PSI is a provider of cleaning services to the petrochemical and refining industry in the United States. PSI was acquired by Grupo Tradebe, a leader in several segments of the environmental sector in Spain, Europe, the United States, the Middle East and Asia. IVS Investment Bank was the lead investment bank on the transaction.
Inter-Mountain Safety Company, Add-on acquisition by Total Safety Inc., August 2007. Inter-Mountain is a provider of comprehensive safety services to the oil and gas industry in the RockyMountain region of the United States. Total Safety is the leading outsourced provider of mission-critical safety services. Total Safety is a portfolio company of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners.
Rotorcraft Leasing Company, Leveraged Recapitalization + add-on acquisition, August 2005. Rotorcraft provides helicopter air transportation services to oil and gas companies that transport more than 10,000 people per month to offshore production and exploration platforms throughout the Gulf of Mexico.