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Catalyst advises Portable Air on its Sale to Sunbelt Rentals

Catalyst Strategic Advisors, LLC served as exclusive transaction advisor to Portable Air in its acquisition by Sunbelt Rentals.

Portable Air L.C., a highly respected temperature control equipment rental provider, operating a multi-location platform in Cocoa, FL and Houston, TX, has joined forces with Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.

Portable Air was formed in 1998 and grew to distinguish itself with customers by providing unsurpassed service and responsiveness across the Southeast and Gulf Coast markets.  Portable Air provides specialty temperature control equipment including cooling and dehumidification equipment combined with sophisticated application and technical capabilities. The full-service culture serves customers in industrial, municipal, military, and commercial end-markets.

“We’re excited to join forces with Sunbelt. The combination of the Portable Air team’s expertise and customer responsiveness with Sunbelt’s expansive fleet, major project and customer capabilities, and winning culture, will provide our customers best in class service and equipment,” said Chris Dunkin of Portable Air.

Sunbelt Rentals is ranked 2 on the RER 100 with approximately 1,200 locations in North America and a rental fleet valued in excess of $14 billion.

Catalyst Strategic Advisors

We are a premier mergers and acquisitions advisory firm serving the equipment rental, waste and environmental services, and industrial services sectors. We offer sell-side, buy-side, and strategic advisory services for founder and family-owned businesses, private equity portfolio companies, and publicly traded companies. Our unmatched domain expertise, buyer relationships, and industry insights deliver superior results for our clients.

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