Monomoy Capital Partners Acquires EnviroTech Services, Inc.

Building upon EnviroTech’s thirty years of success, Monomoy plans to invest further in the company’s established strengths to seek to optimize existing systems, create logistical efficiencies, enhance route capabilities and expand asset utilization.

January 29, 2024 | Staff Editor

Monomoy Capital Partners, a private investment firm known for its focus on private equity and credit investing in the middle market, has announced its recent acquisition of EnviroTech Services, Inc. This move signifies Monomoy’s entrance into the infrastructure solutions sector, particularly in road surface products and road maintenance services.

EnviroTech Services, Inc., based in Greeley, Colo., is a prominent value-add distributor in the industry, delivering innovative road and surface solutions for soil stabilization, erosion and dust control, as well as anti-icing and deicing solutions. Founded by Roger Knoph in 1989, EnviroTech has maintained its commitment to research and development, emphasizing product efficacy, environmental sustainability, and road safety.

The acquisition marks a milestone for Monomoy, as it becomes the first institutional investor in this founder-owned business. Roger Knoph, the founder of EnviroTech, expressed confidence in Monomoy as the right partner for the company’s future. Knoph stated, “Our shared commitment to reliability, sustainability, and operational excellence underscores every aspect of this collaboration.”

Steve Bytnar, President of EnviroTech, added, “We believe Monomoy’s strategic understanding of our industry and operational expertise will position EnviroTech for growth and innovation as we enter this exciting new phase.”

Monomoy plans to build upon EnviroTech’s thirty years of success by investing further in the company’s established strengths. The focus will be on optimizing existing systems, creating logistical efficiencies, enhancing route capabilities, and expanding asset utilization. With EnviroTech’s robust presence in the West and Midwest, Monomoy aims to grow into new locations in neighboring states, extending EnviroTech’s services and products to additional markets.

Monomoy Managing Director Mel Bartoul expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “We are honored that Roger and the EnviroTech leadership team have entrusted us with the responsibility of guiding the company into this next chapter.”

The strategic move is expected to position EnviroTech for continued expansion with Monomoy’s resources and partnership. Monomoy brings to the table its extensive experience working alongside founder-owned industrial businesses, making them a well-suited partner for EnviroTech’s growth plans.

Legal counsel for Monomoy was provided by Kirkland & Ellis LLP, while financing for the transaction came from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. Integris Partners served as financial advisor, and Sherman & Howard LLC provided legal counsel to EnviroTech.

About Monomoy Capital Partners

Monomoy Capital Partners, with $3 billion in assets under management, focuses on investing in the equity and debt of middle-market businesses. The firm targets companies that can benefit from operational and financial improvement, particularly in manufacturing and distribution across industrial and consumer product sectors in North America and Europe.

About EnviroTech Services, Inc.

EnviroTech Services, Inc., founded in 1989 and headquartered in the Rocky Mountain Region, operates 50 locations across the United States, serving customers in 40 states. The company specializes in providing winter road maintenance and road-stabilization products and services to government, commercial, and industrial customers.

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