CFM Mechanical

was acquired by

Pueblo Mechanical and Controls

CKS Securities is pleased to announce that CFM Mechanical, LLC (“CFM Mechanical”) has been acquired by Pueblo Mechanical and Controls, LLC (“Pueblo”) and their financial sponsor Huron Capital. CFM Mechanical is the recognized market-leader in HVAC solutions for tenant improvement customers based in Phoenix, Arizona. CFM provides service, retrofit, and installation of HVAC systems to Arizona’s commercial properties industry. The company has deep and longstanding direct customer relationships with many property owners and managers. CKS Securities served as the exclusive financial advisor to CFM Mechanical. Pueblo will continue to operate CFM Mechanical as a division of Pueblo, broadening Pueblo’s offering and resources in the expanding Arizona market. “As a premier HVAC service business in the Phoenix area, it was important for us to partner with an experienced investment bank when selling our business. CKS Securities was instrumental in helping identify solid potential buyers that were a great fit for our employees. They guided us through the transaction process with good communication and organizational skills, making the process quick and smooth. We are excited to partner with Pueblo Mechanical and look forward to being the market-leader for HVAC services and business solutions in Arizona.” said Cynthia Barutha, founder and majority owner of CFM Mechanical.

Mark Young, Dennis Cornelius, and David Meyers were the key members of the CKS team.

About CFM Mechanical

Founded in 2005 by George and Cynthia Barutha, CFM Mechanical is a market leader of HVAC system solutions and services focused on tenant improvement, retrofit and preventative maintenance. With a core group of committed long-term employees, CFM Mechanical has grown to become one of the premier HVAC service businesses in the Phoenix region.

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About Pueblo Mechanical and Controls

Pueblo Mechanical & Controls performs a broad offering of HVAC maintenance, replacement, retrofit, repair, and installation services for commercial facilities, school districts, governmental agencies, and municipalities. The company was founded in 2001 with a focus on delivering the highest quality execution and customer service.  Pueblo has an over 15-year history of consistently performing work while demonstrating honesty, dedication and integrity, resulting in strong, long-lasting customer relationships.

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About Huron Capital

Based in Detroit, Huron Capital is an operationally-focused private equity firm with a long history of growing lower middle-market companies through our proprietary ExecFactor® buy-and-build investment model. We prefer complex situations where we can help companies reach their full potential by combining our operational approach, substantial capital base, and transaction experience with seasoned operating executives. Celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2019, Huron Capital has raised over $1.8 billion in capital through six committed private equity funds and invested in over 150 companies, and our portfolio companies have employed over 11,000 people throughout North America. The Huron Capital buy-and-build investment model includes equity recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies having revenues up to $200 million. Huron Capital targets both control and non-control equity stakes in fundamentally-sound companies that can benefit from the firm’s operational approach to creating value. Huron Capital’s sector focus includes business services, consumer products & services and specialty industrials. 

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About CKS Securities

CKS Securities is an Investment Banking Firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona comprised of professionals who have been helping business owners in multiple industries for 30+ years.  Their results driven culture is underscored by a hands-on approach, helping their clients achieve successful transactions and results. CKS represents and advises both sellers and buyers through the transaction process. CKS’ professionals structure, negotiate and collaborate with their client’s ownership team to achieve its goals. CKS Securities is FINRA registered and is a subsidiary of CKS Advisors. 

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