October 2, 2018 Share Print
Saw Mill Capital Announces Add-on Acquisition of Climate Pros and Expands Investment Team

Briarcliff Manor, New York – Saw Mill Capital Partners II, LP and affiliated private equity investment funds managed by Saw Mill Capital LLC ("Saw Mill"), in partnership with the management of Climate Pros, LLC ("Climate Pros"), today announced the acquisition of J&D Refrigeration Service (“J&D”). J&D is a provider of refrigeration services to grocery retailers in northern California.

“Our strategy is to find high quality acquisition targets to expand geographically, add high quality technicians, and expand our service offering, allowing us to better service our customers,” commented Todd Ernest, CEO of Climate Pros. “J&D’s culture is a perfect match with our organization and the Company will help Climate Pros extend its coverage around northern California.”

In addition, Saw Mill has added an investment professional to help invest its second fund. 

Dan Gregg has joined as a Vice President, having recently completed his MBA at Tuck School of Business. Prior to business school, Dan worked at Gemini Investors and AGC Partners.

About Climate Pros
Headquartered in Glendale Heights (Chicago), IL, Climate Pros is a provider of refrigeration and HVAC repair, maintenance, and construction services to grocery retailers and other cold-chain customers primarily in North America. Quickly after its founding in 2006, the Company’s differentiated value proposition transformed the Chicagoland market, and Climate Pros has since expanded to new geographies including Hawaii, Wisconsin, Michigan, Florida, and California.  www.climateprosinc.com 

Climate Pros continues to seek add-on acquisitions to help expand operations and better serve its national customers. If your organization is thinking about a transaction, please reach out to Gary Cosby (gcosby@climateprosinc.com) to learn about the unique and service oriented “Bleed Blue” culture at Climate Pros.  




About Saw Mill Capital
Based in Briarcliff Manor, New York, Saw Mill Capital is a private equity firm that acquires industrial and commercial service, specialty distribution and manufacturing businesses with enterprise values of $25 million to $200 million. Since 1997, Saw Mill Capital has been partnering with management teams to help successful businesses reach their full potential.