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TorQuest’s Envirosystems acquires Victoria Treatment Facility

Envirosystems Inc, a portfolio company of Canadian private equity firm TorQuest Partners, has bought the Victoria Treatment Facility, a Victoria, B.C.-based handler of waste streams generated by shipyards, cruise ships, freighters, tankers and other marine vessels. No financial terms were released. The seller in the deal was Tervita CorpEnvirosystems, a provider of industrial and environmental services headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, said the deal is part of a strategy to expand the company’s service footprint and range of offerings. TorQuest acquired Envirosystems in early 2015. Tervita is backed by CAI Private Equity and other investors.


Envirosystems acquires Victoria Treatment Facility from Tervita Corporation

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Envirosystems Inc. (“Envirosystems”) announced today that it has acquired the Victoria Treatment Facility (“Facility”) located in Victoria, British Columbia from Tervita Corporation (“Tervita”). The Facility handles multiple waste streams generated by shipyards, cruise ships, freighters, tankers and other marine vessels. The Facility is also supported by a field services operation that collects and manages household hazardous waste materials and performs lab-packing work for a variety of commercial and government customers on Vancouver Island.

Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Envirosystems is one of the fastest growing industrial services organizations in North America with over 1,000 employees in more than 40 locations throughout Canada and the United States.

Envirosystems’s President and CEO, Mike Ryan, stated, “This acquisition is part of our ongoing initiative to expand our service footprint and provide a wider range of service offerings to our clients. We welcome the professional staff from Tervita and look forward to a smooth transition.”

About Envirosystems Inc.

Envirosystems is a leading provider of industrial and environmental services, with a focus on technological innovation. Services include catalyst changeout, chemical cleaning, dredging, high pressure cleaning, hydro-excavation, mobile spent caustic treatment, waste disposal/treatment and vacuum services. For more information, please visit us at

Photo courtesy of Envirosystems Inc