Portfolio Category: Industrial Services

Nestor Sales Company

A leading distributor of maintenance, repair, operations and production (“MROP”) supplies and tools and equipment to marine, industrial, automotive aftermarket and government customers.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood Associates advised the shareholders of Nestor including its majority owner, Richards Capital, on sale of the Company to Carousel Capital.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

Effective Positioning – Nestor’s three divisions served primarily three...
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Carlton-Bates

A portfolio company of CGW Southeast Partners, Carlton-Bates is a distributor of industrial electronic and electrical components to the OEM and MRO markets.

Engagement Goals

Carlton-Bates and CGW Southeast Partners determined that outside assistance was needed to jump-start CBC’s acquisition program. Brookwood contacted more than 900 potential targets in three months and the Company closed a significant...
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Utilities Construction Company

An electric utility contractor headquartered in Charleston, SC.  Utilities was very concerned about rapid consolidation of electrical contractors in the Southeast and the potential impact of deregulation in the electric power industry.

Engagement Goals

Brookwood was engaged to advise Utilities’ owners on sale of the business.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

The Assignment – As Utilities’ customers became larger, they...
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Sumter Builders

Sumter Builders was a rapidly growing, family-owned electric utility infrastructure contractor based in South Carolina. The Company had significant long-term contracts with large Southeastern electric utilities.

Engagement Goals

Sumter's owners engaged Brookwood to sell the business at a time of rapid consolidation of both utilities and infrastucture contractors.

Engagement Process and Outcomes

Brookwood's Role - Brookwood provided significant assistance with:...
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