Stellex Capital Management LP has made an investment in Odessa, Texas-based Cisco Equipment, a provider of equipment, services, parts and supplies to the midstream infrastructure, general construction, agriculture and general industrial markets. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that was done in partnership with Christopher J. Sibert.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stellex Capital Management LP (“Stellex”), an investment firm with offices in New York and London, announced today that it has completed its investment in Cisco Equipment (“Cisco” or the “Company”) in partnership with Christopher J. “C.J.” Sibert and management. Terms of the transaction, which closed on February 1, were not disclosed.
Cisco was founded by Scott Sibert in 1978 and has grown over the last four decades to become one of nation’s leading providers of equipment, services, parts and supplies to the midstream infrastructure, general construction, agriculture and general industrial markets. The Company’s specialized service capabilities, diverse and versatile suite of equipment for rent or sale and strategic footprint are integral to its customers’ exacting operating requirements. Cisco is recognized for its project services, maintenance and repair solutions, technical expertise, operational flexibility and unparalleled customer service.
Based in Odessa, Texas, the Company operates four facilities strategically located near major customer hubs. Cisco’s highly trained, seasoned team of technicians, mechanics and salespeople support more than 200 customers, including some of the world’s most sophisticated engineering, construction and project management companies, many of which it has served since inception. The Company’s customer-centric approach has allowed it to serve customers across geographies and in multiple large-scale, highly-complex projects.
Cisco’s management team, under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer C.J. Sibert, will continue to lead the business on its current path of expansion and growth.
“This is an exciting development for Cisco’s customers, OE partners and more than 100 dedicated associates,” said C.J. Sibert. “With the support of Stellex, Cisco will redouble our dedication to providing our customers with exceptional service, reliability and quality. We are very excited about our partnership with Stellex and our shared vision for future growth.”
Ray Whiteman, a Managing Partner of Stellex, added, “Cisco is optimally positioned for continued growth. We look forward to working closely with Cisco’s accomplished management team to support their expansion in serving the Company’s loyal customer base.”
Debt financing was arranged and provided by CIT Bank, N.A. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acted as exclusive financial advisor to Stellex on the transaction and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and K&L Gates LLP acted as counsel. Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC and Davis, Gerald & Cremer, PC represented Cisco. Syntal Capital Partners and Todd, Barron, Thomason, Hudman & Bebout, P.C. advised the Sibert family.
ABOUT CISCO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES
Cisco Industrial Services LLC (“Cisco”) is a leading provider of equipment, services, parts and supplies to the midstream infrastructure, general construction, agriculture and general industrial markets. Based in Odessa, Texas, Cisco has been providing industry leading sales, rental and service of industrial equipment since 1978. The Company is widely respected for providing quality and innovative solutions while being sensitive and responsive to customers’ service needs. For more information, please visit https://www.cisco-equipment.com/.
ABOUT STELLEX CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Stellex Capital is a private equity manager that invests in U.S. and European corporate assets. Stellex seeks to identify and deploy capital in opportunities that have the potential to provide stability, improvement and growth. For more information, please visit https://www.stellexcapital.com/.