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Alta Equipment Group to Acquire Hilo Equipment & Services
LIVONIA, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alta Equipment Group Inc. (NYSE: ALTG) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hilo Equipment & Services, a privately held distributor of material handling equipment with three branches in the New York City metro area. Hilo sells new and used material handling equipment, partnering with industry leading manufacturers including Hyster-Yale Group Inc., Kelley and JLG, and offers repairs and maintenance with an award-winning service team. Hilo generated approximately $50 million in revenue and had Adjusted EBITDA of approximately $3.0 million in FY2019.
Ryan Greenawalt, Chief Executive Officer of Alta, said, “Hilo aligns perfectly with our growth strategy by expanding our distribution footprint with best-in-class OEMs and adding valuable and talented employees who will help drive our “Customers for Life” mantra. Hilo’s strategic presence in the New York City area gives us a major market foothold and strengthens our overall coverage of the northeastern United States. We are delighted to welcome the Hilo team to the Alta family.”
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in early Q3 2020, subject to customary conditions.
About Alta Equipment Group Inc.
Alta owns and operates one of the largest integrated equipment dealership platforms in the U.S. Through its branch network, the Company sells, rents, and provides parts and service support for several categories of specialized equipment, including lift trucks and aerial work platforms, cranes, earthmoving equipment and other industrial and construction equipment. Alta has operated as an equipment dealership for 35 years and has developed a branch network that includes 43 total locations across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, New England, New York and Florida. Alta offers its customers a one-stop-shop for most of their equipment needs by providing sales, parts, service, and rental functions under one roof. More information can be found at www.altg.com.
This press release includes certain statements that may constitute “forward-looking statements” for purposes of the federal securities laws, including information regarding purchases by the Company of its common stock pursuant to any Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements that refer to projections, forecasts or other characterizations of future events or circumstances, including any underlying assumptions. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intends,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “possible,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “would” and similar expressions may identify forward-looking statements, but the absence of these words does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. By their nature, forward-looking information and statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and contingencies, including changes in price and volume and the volatility of the Company’s common stock; adverse developments affecting either or both of prices and trading of exchange-traded securities, including securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange; and unexpected or otherwise unplanned or alternative requirements with respect to the capital investments of the Company. The Company does not undertake to update any forward looking statements or information, including those contained in this report.
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Source: Alta Equipment Group Inc.