Alston Capital Partners

private equity for the environment

private equity for the environment

Alston Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on middle market businesses in the environmental sector. We are experienced investors who have invested in over 35 businesses and have a demonstrated track record of working with owners and managers to take companies with unrealized potential to new levels of performance and value.

who we are

Our investment approach is based on aligning incentives and harmonizing the vision, strategy, and execution of the organization to fully realize untapped potential. We have a demonstrated track record over the past three decades of successfully partnering with founders, entrepreneurs and professional managers to accelerate businesses into high performing organizations with improved growth, profitability, and strategic value.

We target investments principally in the environmental sector as defined in the Thesis and Focus sections. Alston maintains an extensive network of operating executives and thought leaders that have deep knowledge in our focus areas. We believe that the target sector provides opportunities to invest in companies that deliver products and services that both benefit society and provide significant opportunity to realize outsized returns.
STRATEGY

investment criteria

Strategy

Alston Capital Partners targets investments principally in the environmental sector. We will consider opportunities in other sectors in which Alston’s principals and network have deep industry knowledge or have prior investment experience.

 

Alston believes that the target sectors provide opportunities to invest in companies that can benefit from our ability to assist in identifying and choosing growth initiatives, enhancing operating platforms, professionalizing financial and managerial reporting systems, and executing strategic mergers and acquisitions.

types of investments we make

Transaction Types

Control or co-control buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, growth equity, turnarounds and minority investments

Target Sectors

Environmental

Target Company Location

Headquartered in the United States and Canada

Target Company Size

Companies generating between $5 million and $30 million of EBITDA.

Wastewater clarifying tank

Control or co-control buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, growth equity, turnarounds and minority investments

Composting yard

Control or co-control buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, growth equity, turnarounds and minority investments

Industrial cleaning high pressure hosing

Control or co-control buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, growth equity, turnarounds and minority investments

Investment

Portfolio

The Alston Capital Partners team has invested in over 35 companies across a range of industries. The following provides an overview of current and recent investments:

Current

Battery Solutions offers customized battery recycling solutions which include program design, collection systems, logistics, disassembly, chemistry identification, sorting, separation, processing, regulatory compliance, and documentation.

Compass Systems is a leading provider of process automation solutions, including highly engineered pneumatic conveying systems for industrial and manufacturing facilities.

USA DeBusk is a Houston, Texas based leading provider of industrial cleaning services. The Company provides pigging & decoking, catalyst handling, vacuum cleaning, hydro blasting, chemical cleaning..

Recent

Cascade Drilling is a leading provider of environmental drilling and related services for water and soil assessment, monitoring, and remediation.

Inframark Water & Infrastructure Services is an established provider of operations and maintenance (“O&M”) services to water and wastewater treatment facilities in the United States. Providing both breadth and depth of expertise and technical excellence…

Intechra helps Fortune 1000, large and medium-sized businesses retire IT assets such as personal computers, servers, networking equipment, and data center equipment in compliance with federal privacy regulations…