General Environmental Management, Inc., the respected veteran which has constructed one of the most effectively operated hazardous waste field services, has proved its ability to obtain and maintain a leading-growth profile within the industry. Since its inception, the Company has grown at a compounded annual rate of 48% to generate annual revenues of $37M from only $2.3M
The Company, seeking to obtain greater returns for its shareholders, has decided to shift the primary focus of operations to the rapidly growing and more lucrative water treatment and waste-to-energy markets. To this end, it has retained General Pacific Partners (GPP) as financial advisor to steer the emerging segment by helping to analyze acquisition opportunities in CA and the Western US as they develop.
With significant progress being made towards this objective, GEVI has completed the acquisition of one of California’s oldest and most profitable water treatment businesses, the Santa Clara Waste Water (SCWW) Corporation, which has been successfully operating for more than five decades. GEVI has also engaged an undisclosed senior lending facility interested in enabling the Company to pursue this agenda in conjunction with such strategic acquisitions.
A $120B industry in the US, the water industry here represented has a projected growth rate of 6-7% within the next year, and as a global market represents over $400B in business each year, growing at a pace alongside population.
Similarly the compounded annual growth rate for the global waste-to-energy market is projected to be around 6.7% in the next five years, and represents $19.9B worldwide.
With increasing funding and demand igniting a firestorm in alternative energy, these seem shrewd moves by GEVI to capitalize on related, environmentally friendly businesses, particularly with long-time sponsor-turned-advisor GPP contributing its vast experience and substantial analytical resources to insuring that GEVI is able to identify the appropriate growth opportunities.
General Environmental Management has a superb management team of dedicated professionals that have clearly proven national sales, consolidation and integration experience. With six major acquisitions notched into its belt, thanks to this management expertise, GEVI looks to expand into the higher-margin segment of the waste and water treatment.
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