TITLE

Roll-ups roll through turmoil

AUTHOR(S)
Korman, Richard
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;09/07/98, Vol. 241 Issue 9, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that several construction companies in the United States have consolidated small electrical and mechanical contractors into larger companies and financed the acquisitions by public offerings of stock. Share price of specialty contractor consolidation; Offer by consolidators in acquiring firms; Details on the companies acquired by Group Maintenance America Corp.
ACCESSION #
1059021

 

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