ButcherJoseph Advises AMPAM Parks Mechanical on Employee Buyout

July 2019

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“This transaction enables our employees to partner in the growth and future of the company that they helped build.”

Charles “Buddy” Parks

Chairman, AMPAM Parks Mechanical

Who is our client?

  • AMPAM Parks Mechanical (“AMPAM”) is the largest multifamily housing plumbing contractor in the country. The Company has operated for more than four decades and has completed over $1 billion in contracting engagements. It is headquartered in Carson, CA.
  • AMPAM has consistently delivered high-quality innovation and technology in the field, supported by a highly experienced team of design engineers, project managers, estimators, and analysts.

Why did AMPAM hire ButcherJoseph?

  • ButcherJoseph was engaged to structure and manage the sale of AMPAM to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • ButcherJoseph has successfully executed several M&A/ESOP transactions in the contracting industry and maintains numerous relationships with banks and finance companies that truly understand and invest in the space.

What did ButcherJoseph deliver?

  • ButcherJoseph structured and negotiated a 100% ESOP buyout, providing meaningful liquidity to selling shareholders and future equity participation to all eligible employees.
  • ButcherJoseph arranged the financing to support the buyout ensuring the terms were compatible with industry dynamics and practices.
  • AMPAM is now positioned for further growth with a more incentivized management team and employee group.