Growth Begins With Culture

Allied is an operationally-focused lower-middle market private equity firm based in Houston, TX, that targets investments in high-growth defensive companies within various industrial subsectors.

AREAS OF INTEREST
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Industrial Services
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Power & Utilities
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Value-Added Distribution
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Niche Manufacturing
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Waste Management & Environmental Services
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Critical Infrastructure Services
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Differentiated Approach

Allied applies a differentiated approach to investing by deploying operational resources at each stage of the investment process. Whereas most investment firms compartmentalize their M&A and operational capabilities, Allied integrates the two in order to accelerate value creation and provide our management team partners with the tools and data necessary for immediate success.

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Meet Our Team

Bradford Rossi

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
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Philip Wright

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
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Alex Rich

Partner
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Gerald Smith

Managing Director
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Park Carrere

Principal
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Anjali Agarwal

VP of Finance & Accounting, Chief Compliance Officer
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Reagan Kneese

Vice President
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Zaid Elouad

Senior Associate - Operations
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Lee Roberts

Associate
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Andrew Beakey

Associate
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Michelle Welch

Director of Portfolio Accounting
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Tim Webb

Director of Portfolio Operations
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Sabrina Gomez

Chief of Staff
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Allied is founded by Bradford Rossi and Philip Wright

Bradford Rossi and Philip Wright launch Allied with the goal of partnering with like-minded business owners who can benefit from the team’s operational and leadership experience, including building large-scale industrial businesses, facilitating buy-and-build M&A strategies, and cultivating culture through strong leadership.

Allied launches Dovetail Infrastructure Services

AIlied launches Dovetail Infrastructure Services with the acquisition of its first core asset, the Aqua Pipeline, a large-scale water distribution system located in Pennsylvania. Dovetail focuses on owning and operating critical water infrastructure and providing related services.

Allied acquires CES Power

Allied acquires CES Power from Ring Power Corporation. Formerly known as CAT Entertainment Services, CES Power is a leading provider of mobile power generation and temperature control equipment, primarily for the live events and entertainment industries.

Allied makes a strategic investment in Waste Eliminator

Allied makes a strategic investment in Waste Eliminator (Atlanta, GA), an integrated waste management company specializing in waste disposal and recycling.

Allied-backed CES Power acquires Production Power

Allied-backed CES Power acquires Production Power (Fort Lauderdale, FL), which provides temporary power generation, power distribution, and climate control services for the special event and entertainment industries.

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Gainesville Waste & Recycling

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Gainesville Waste & Recycling (Atlanta, GA), a disposal and recycling platform with substantial capabilities centered on zero-waste initiatives.

Allied-backed CES Power acquires West Coast Cinema and BST Power

Allied-backed CES Power acquires West Coast Cinema and its affiliate BST Power (Hollywood, CA), which serves as the primary providers of power generation and temperature control services to Hollywood's most elite studios.

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Dawsonville Waste & Recycling

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Dawsonville Waste & Recycling (Atlanta, GA) to expand its waste handling and recycling capabilities in the metro Atlanta area.

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Lookout Dumpsters

Allied-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Lookout Dumpsters to expand its waste handling and recycling capabilities in the metro Atlanta area.

Allied-backed CES Power Acquires Brickworks

The Brickworks acquisition will expand CES' tech-enabled service offering by adding proprietary software including Geographic Information System (GIS) and Smart Mapping services. Brickworks brings to CES Power experience and expertise having developed site plans and design services for over 150 music festivals, live events, and related projects.

Allied Announces Investment in Wall Recycling

As a leading regional provider of solid waste hauling, disposal, and recycling services for municipal, commercial and industrial waste generators throughout North Carolina, Allied is proud to add Wall Recycling to its growing portfolio.

Allied-backed CES Power Acquires Global Power Systems

The GPS acquisition immediately increases CES Power’s presence in Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina and New Mexico by adding one of the most well-respected movie-silent generator companies in the Southeast.

Allied-backed Wall Recycling Acquires Coastal Waste Services

The Coastal Waste acquisition immediately expands Wall Recycling's presence in Wilmington, North Carolina.

AIlied-backed CES Power Acquires Echo Technologies Services, a Leading Telecom Provider of Digital Infrastructure for Live Event

Echo will be combined with CES Power's Brickworks to create CES Technologies, a new division dedicated to serving its customers' advanced technology needs. Brickworks, which was acquired by CES Power in September 2022, is a leading provider of smart mapping software and Geographic Information System services.

Allied Announces Three New Hires, One Promotion

The new hires include Gerald Smith as Managing Director, Sabrina Gomez as Chief of Staff, and Tim Webb as Director of Portfolio Operations. The firm also announced that Park Carrere, a Vice President at Allied since 2021, was promoted to Principal.

Allied Makes Significant Investment in Mat Tech Industrial Services

Headquartered in the Houston area, Mat Tech’s core offerings are waste and environmental services, including collection and disposal of industrial waste streams, and specialty industrial rental equipment, including mats for heavy equipment operations and temporary access roads, as well as emergency response solutions.

AIlied-backed CES Power Acquires Immedia Event Productions

Immedia is a key player in the northeastern events sector known for its robust power and HVAC solutions. This strategic alignment will provide a new hub in New England, strengthening CES Power’s capabilities in Boston and solidifying its commitment to strengthening services in the Northeast.

Allied-backed Wall Recycling Acquires Horton Iron & Metal

The acquisition will expand Wall's recycling capabilities throughout the Wilmington area.

Allied-backed CES Power Acquires Infinite Power

Infinite Power is a premier provider of temporary mobile power and climate control solutions. This strategic acquisition will provide CES Power with a new hub in the Washington, D. C.-Baltimore area, strengthening its capabilities in the mid-Atlantic region.

Allied-backed CES Power Acquires Euro Touring Power

Euro Touring Power is a premier provider of electrical equipment and air conditioning rental for touring productions throughout Europe. This acquisition expands CES Power’s reach overseas, giving the company a new hub in Ireland with access to all of Europe.

Allied Industrial Partners-Backed Waste Eliminator Acquires North Georgia Roll Off

North Georgia is Waste Eliminator's fourth acquisition since being acquired by Allied in November 2021. The strategic acquisition of North Georgia will provide Waste Eliminator with additional waste handling assets in the Atlanta market and increase the Company’s recycling capabilities around its existing infrastructure.

Allied Industrial Partners-Backed CES Power Acquires Roundrock Technology

Roundrock is the ninth significant acquisition for CES Power since Allied's acquisition in June 2021, with CES Power actively pursuing further strategic acquisitions. The inclusion of Roundrock's services will bolster CES Technologies' capabilities, offering comprehensive and innovative solutions to enhance connectivity and efficiency and to address the complexity of large scale events. 

Waste Eliminator Announces Opening of its New Material Recovery Facility

Waste Eliminator announces the opening of its new state-of-the-art material recovery facility (MRF) located in Peachtree Corners, GA in the heart of the Atlanta metro area. Replacing an older generation facility, this MRF will increase the company’s waste diversion from landfills and promote additional beneficial reuse and recycling opportunities, lessening the environmental burden and impact on its customers. With the opening of the new recycling facility, Waste Eliminator will increase its throughput capacity by 25%.

Allied Industrial Partners Promotes Alex Rich to Partner and Announces New Hires

Allied Industrial Partners announced it has promoted Alex Rich from Managing Director to Partner. The Firm also announced it has added two team members, Lee Roberts, who joined as an Associate, and Michelle Welch, who was named Director of Portfolio Accounting. With these new additions, Allied now has a team of 11 professionals. The Firm currently has over $500 million of AUM and has made 21 acquisitions since its founding in 2019. 

Allied Industrial Partners-Backed CES Power Acquires Fourth Generation

CES Power announced that it has completed its 10th acquisition, Fourth Generation, a provider of temporary power services to live events and the entertainment industry. Based in London, UK, Fourth Generation is a full-service provider of power generation equipment and services for premier live events worldwide. Fourth Generation will become part of CES Global, a division of CES Power. Fourth Generation marks CES Global’s second acquisition in Europe, following the addition of Euro Touring Power in September 2023.

Allied Industrial Partners Announces Investment in Celebrity Coaches

Allied Industrial Partners makes a strategic investment in Celebrity Coaches, LLC, a leading national provider of transportation and logistics for the live events and entertainment sector.

Allied Industrial Partners-Backed CES Global Acquires ABird/Apex Power Solutions

CES Global announced that it has completed its 11th Bolt-on Acquisition, ABird/Apex Power Solutions, a U.K. supplier of portable power for industrial, corporate and event use. This strategic acquisition will expand CES Global’s capacity in the U.K. and Ireland while helping to accelerate its growth across Europe. ABird/Apex features one of the U.K.’s largest integrated portable power fleets used to power industrial sites and live events, including music festivals, sporting competitions, and corporate meetings.

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Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

March 2019

AIP Launches

Bradford Rossi and Philip Wright launch AIP with the goal of partnering with like-minded business owners who can benefit from the team’s operational and leadership experience, including building large-scale industrial businesses, facilitating buy-and-build M&A strategies, and cultivating culture through strong leadership.

Dovetail infrastructure services logo with background of worker welding

Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

November 2020

AIP launches Dovetail Infrastructure Services

AIP launches Dovetail Infrastructure Services with the acquisition of its first core asset, the Aqua Pipeline, a large-scale water distribution system located in Pennsylvania. Dovetail focuses on owning and operating critical water infrastructure and providing related services.

CES Power logo with background of large containers

Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

June 2021

AIP acquires CES Power

AIP acquires CES Power from Ring Power Corporation. Formerly known as CAT Entertainment Services, CES Power is a leading provider of mobile power generation and temperature control equipment, primarily for the live events and entertainment industries.

Waste Elimination logo with background of dump trucks

Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

November 2021

AIP makes a strategic investment in Waste Eliminator

AIP makes a strategic investment in Waste Eliminator (Atlanta, GA), an integrated waste management company specializing in waste disposal and recycling.

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Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

December 2021

AIP-backed CES Power acquires Production Power

AIP-backed CES Power acquires Production Power (Fort Lauderdale, FL), which provides temporary power generation, power distribution, and climate control services for the special event and entertainment industries.

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Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

February 2022

AIP-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Gainesville Waste & Recycling

AIP-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Gainesville Waste & Recycling (Atlanta, GA), a disposal and recycling platform with substantial capabilities centered on zero-waste initiatives.

West Coast Cinema Services & BST Power Logo with background of the Hollywood sign

Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

March 2022

AIP-backed CES Power acquires West Coast Cinema and BTS Power

AIP-backed CES Power acquires West Coast Cinema and its affiliate BST Power (Hollywood, CA), which serves as the primary providers of power generation and temperature control services to Hollywood's most elite studios.

Dawsonville Waste & Recycling with background of cardboard being recycled

Our History

Founded in 2019, AIP is managed by a core team of seasoned operating executives and investment professionals with over 30 years of private equity investing, operational expertise, and leadership experience.

May 2022

AIP-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Dawsonville Waste & Recycling.

AIP-backed Waste Eliminator acquires Dawsonville Waste & Recycling (Atlanta, GA) to expand its waste handling and recycling capabilities in the metro Atlanta area.

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