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Lincoln International represents Audax Private Equity in the sale of RESA Power to Blue Sea Capital

By Lincoln International

Lincoln has completed over 15 Energy, Power and Infrastructure transactions in the past 24 months

 Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) has sold RESA Power, LLC (“RESA” or the “Company”) to Blue Sea Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

RESA, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a leading provider of electrical life extension solutions for power distribution and control equipment. The Company serves as a critical partner to industrial, commercial, institutional, government and utility end users, delivering reliable, cost-effective service for maintaining and replacing aging power equipment. RESA employs over 80 highly-skilled NETA-certified technicians and a deep team of sales engineers who deliver top-rated customer satisfaction, rapid response capabilities and creative aftermarket solutions across 16 regional service and remanufacturing centers. Since 2011, the Company has completed nine add-on acquisitions to build an expansive presence across the U.S. and Canada, cementing the Company’s position as a platform for continued growth and exceptional customer service.

Geoffrey S. Rehnert, Co-CEO of Audax Group, commented, “Lincoln’s deep understanding of the RESA business model, resulting from their extensive experience in the energy, power and infrastructure sector, as well as strong relationships with global acquirers and process execution capabilities, enabled us to convey the RESA story in a highly compelling manner and obtain a positive outcome for RESA, Audax and Blue Sea Capital.”

Brian McSharry, CEO & President of RESA, added, “Lincoln worked seamlessly with the management team throughout the process. We appreciated their level of senior attention and guidance. The partnership with Blue Sea represents a pivotal inflection point in RESA’s corporate journey and growth trajectory. We look forward to accelerating RESA’s growth through the various organic and acquisition-driven initiatives we have put in place.”

Lincoln International acted as the exclusive investment banking representative for Audax and RESA, working closely with the Company’s management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.

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