EcoSouth Florida Acquires A Waste and Recycling Company, Completing the A-Team


EcoSouth Florida, a Kinderhook Industries portfolio company, announced the acquisition of A Waste and Recycling, Inc.. A Waste is a roll-off waste collection company in Sarasota, Florida, with a transfer station. This is Kinderhook’s 91st environmental / business services transaction since its inception.

EcoSouth Florida’s legal counsel was Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Comerica Bank provided financing for the transaction.

Kinderhook Industries, LLC is a private investment firm with $5.4 billion in committed capital. Since its inception, Kinderhook has made over 400 investments and follow-on acquisitions. Kinderhook’s investment philosophy is based on matching exceptional financial expertise and our proprietary network of operating partners with unique, growth-oriented investment opportunities.

Our primary focus is on middle-market companies with defensible niche market positioning in healthcare, environmental/business services, and automotive/light manufacturing. We have a track record of consistently and successfully developing industry leaders.

Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, EcoSouth Florida is a leading regional provider of solid waste hauling, transfer and disposal services. EcoSouth Florida currently provides waste hauling services in and around Sarasota FL as well as owns eight disposal facilities consisting of five transfer stations and three landfills.

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