Generational Equity Advises CK Environmental in its Sale to Alliance Technical Group

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, CK Environmental, Inc. to Alliance Technical Group, LLC. The acquisition closed June 28, 2022.

CK Environmental (CKE), located in Canton, Massachusetts is an environmental consulting firm specializing in air quality sampling, analyzing, and reporting primarily for smoke-stack emissions. Revenue is generated from stack testing as well as quality assurance/quality control and maintenance activities. The Company is AETB (Air Emissions Testing Body) accredited, which is required to work at certain facilities. CKE also differentiates itself with a high employee retention rate, project managers who all have QSTI (Quality Source Testing Individual) certification, continuously updated test equipment, and competitive fees.

Headquartered in Decatur, Alabama, Alliance Technical Group (Alliance) has more than 30 locations, 850+ employees, and is the leading provider of source testing, emissions monitoring, and analytical services to customers throughout the United States. With expertise in a variety of test methods, Alliance is uniquely qualified to provide customers with the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions available.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director, M&A-Technology Practice Leader, David Fergusson, and his team led by Senior M&A Advisor, Jeff Carignan, with the support of Managing Director, M&A, Corey Painter successfully closed the deal. Senior Managing Director, Ashok Tandon established the initial relationship with CKE.

“This was a ‘win-win’ deal as the Seller was motivated to find the correct successor and the Buyer is a well-respected operator in the industry with ample acquisition experience. A smooth deal from start to end. It was a pleasure dealing with all involved,” said Carignan.

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Carl Doerksen