EcoSouth Florida LLC, a regional provider of solid waste hauling, transfer and disposal services and a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries LLC, has bought A Waste and Recycling Inc.
A Waste is a waste collection company with a transfer station located in Sarasota, Fla. The deal represents Kinderhook’s 91st environmental-business services transaction since inception.
“This acquisition expands our presence and capabilities in Sarasota, a key and growing market for us,” says Joe Burkel, chief executive officer of EcoSouth Florida. “We will be partnering with A Waste CEO and founder, Roger Alvarez, post-close who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team. We are grateful to take over what Roger has built and expand the company’s presence in the region while continuing to provide excellent service to our customers.”
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP served as legal counsel to EcoSouth Florida. Financing for the transaction was provided by Comerica Bank.