CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (July 15, 2009) – FourBridges Capital Advisors is pleased to announce the sale of Delta Services, Inc. to Thompson Industrial Services, LLC.
Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Delta Services offers a comprehensive range of industrial services to oil refineries, chemical manufacturers, food processors, and steel producers. Specific business activities include hydroblasting, wet/dry vacuuming, chemical cleaning, and waste containment and removal.
Thompson Industrial Services is a portfolio company of BB&T Capital Partners. Headquartered in Sumter, South Carolina, Thompson has operations in six states and is a leading provider of integrated industrial cleaning and related facilities support services to a broad array of industries in the southeastern U.S.
The transaction closed on July 7, 2009. FourBridges Capital acted as the exclusive advisor to Delta Services. The transaction was led by Managing Director Dewey Hammond.
“We were pleased to work with Jeff Johnson and his family on this transaction”, said Dewey Hammond. “Jeff and his parents Daryl and Betty Johnson built a great company over the last 41 years as evidenced by numerous long term customer relationships. We structured a transaction that resulted in liquidity for the owners, while maintaining a significant role for Jeff within the Thompson organization.”
About Delta Services, Inc.
Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Delta Services offers a comprehensive range of industrial services to oil refineries, chemical manufacturers, food processors, and steel producers, among other industrial companies.
About Thompson Industrial Services, LLC
A portfolio company of BB&T Capital Partners, Thompson Industrial Services provides industrial cleaning services to pulp/paper, steel, chemical, plastics, power generation, and other process industries.
About BB&T Capital Partners
Based in Winston-Salem, NC, BB&T Capital Partners is a $400 million private equity firm that makes both equity and subordinated debt investments in privately-held middle market companies throughout the United States.
For more information about this transaction, please contact Dewey Hammond at 423-266-4809 or Chris Rowe at 423-266-4630.
FourBridges Capital Advisors is a middle market investment bank providing sell-side, buy-side, capital raising,restructuring, and strategic advisory services primarily to closely-held and family-owned businesses. FourBridges is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and serves clients in cities across the Southeast, including Atlanta, Nashville, Birmingham, Memphis, Knoxville and Huntsville.