DECCO, Inc. (“DECCO”) announced it has been acquired by Comfort Systems USA (“CSUSA”). DECCO is the leading provider of specialized construction, maintenance, critical equipment handling, and fabrication services to biopharmaceutical, technology, and industrial clients throughout New England. CSUSA is a national building service provider for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing building systems. This transaction is the successful culmination of an initiative led by Bigelow LLC.
This partnership will enable DECCO to accelerate its growth and expand its reach across all business platforms, including DECCO Construction, DECCOServ, DECCOFab, and Critical Equipment Handling. DECCO’s focus has always been on providing the highest quality service to its clients, and this partnership will help continue to do so for future generations of DECCO employee-partners.
“We have worked hard to position our company to do bigger and better things for years to come, and joining forces with Comfort Systems USA creates the perfect partnership for DECCO’s growth. Our search began in finding a partner that shared our CORE VALUES—Partnership, Excellence, Ethics, Commitment, and Servant Leadership—and we are excited for the future and for what we can offer our clients as we look to create opportunities for our partners and expanded services for our clients.” Kyle Reagan, Chief Executive Officer DECCO, Inc.
Comfort Systems USA is a leading provider of commercial, industrial, and institutional heating, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical contracting services, with 169 locations in 126 cities around the nation. In June 1997, Comfort Systems went public with 12 operating companies. Today, they are composed of more than 45 operating companies in over 170 locations across the United States.
“We feel DECCO possesses all the characteristics we look for in a growing company with a strong foundation, With a heritage of 90+ years of success, DECCO brings a well-established reputation and capabilities in important Northeast markets. We look forward to supporting the team and providing necessary resources to help DECCO and its customers flourish for years to come.” Brian Lane, Chief Executive Officer Comfort Systems USA
Originally established in 1935, Bigelow LLC is widely known as the M+A Advisory Boutique that deals exclusively with private Entrepreneur Owner-Managers. Bigelow has a reputation for having a unique understanding of the special requirements of the owner-managed, entrepreneurial operating company in building and ultimately capturing Enterprise Value.