AE Industrial Bets on Air Purification – Mergers & Acquisitions
Following AE Industrial’s acquisition of HealthWay in 2021, the PE agency sees a possibility within the air purification area. As chilly, flu, RSV and Covid season hits, it is going to be fascinating to see how dealmakers view the trade.
“The potential for a “tri-demic” heading into chilly and flu season additional highlights the necessity for organizations to place a premium on indoor air high quality as unventilated indoor areas, equivalent to places of work, faculties, and industrial buildings, the place people congregate pose the best threat of contracting certainly one of these diseases,” says Charlie Santos-Buch, accomplice, AE Industrial Companions. “As such, there will probably be a resilient and chronic demand for improved indoor air high quality throughout a wide range of indoor areas, together with the merchandise and expertise that HealthWay offers at this time.”
The agency notes that the air purification market boasts quite a few market opponents providing a wide range of merchandise and expertise together with HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air filter), lively carbon and ionic filters. Consequently, Santos-Buch explains the necessity for HealthWay’s DFS expertise which claims to kill micro organism and viruses at a 99.99 % fee to be differentiated.
AE Industrial’s confidence inside the air purification area is a continued representation of personal fairness’s curiosity in HVAC providers classes. The trade represents continued providers by means of the required upkeep of programs like HealthWay’s choices with a purpose to preserve effectiveness and longevity.
“HealthWay’s expertise choices are utilized in all kinds of settings the place air high quality is essential together with faculties and day care, healthcare settings, workplace and high-rise condominium buildings, in addition to residential dwelling use,” says Santos-Buch. “HealthWay has efficiently applied its expertise for quite a few clients, together with JP Morgan Chase, United Airways, Hilton, Ritz-Carlton, the Rockefeller Group, the New York State Division of Well being, and the three largest public faculty districts within the nation: New York Metropolis, Los Angeles, and Chicago.”
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