Industrea Acquisition Corp. just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. (“CPH”), a leading concrete pumping services and concrete environmental waste management solutions provider in the U.S. and U.K.
The proposed transaction will introduce CPH as a publicly traded company with an anticipated initial enterprise value of approximately $696 million, with net debt of approximately $244 million.
From the press release:
“Industrea has secured the required financing to complete the proposed business combination, including a new $350.0 million debt facility, a $25.0 million zero-dividend convertible perpetual preferred stock investment from Nuveen (a TIAA company), and a $71.9 million private investment in public equity (PIPE) investment from Argand Partners and another institutional investor. Members of CPH management have also agreed to reinvest a minimum of approximately $42.0 million in the combined company. Peninsula Pacific has agreed to reinvest a minimum of $9.0 million in the combined company and former CPH management shareholders have agreed to reinvest approximately $9.0 million. The closing of the business combination is not subject to any minimum cash or maximum redemption conditions, and it is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2018.”
The management of Industrea and CPH will host an investor conference call today, September 7, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, to discuss the proposed transaction. Interested investors may participate in the call by dialing into the below numbers:
Toll-free dial-in number: (877) 451-6152
International dial-in number: (201) 389-0879
Conference ID: 13682823
We’ll come back with further analysis after we’ve had a chance to review the details of the transaction more fully.