Gryphon’s Trinity Consultants acquires Minnow Environmental

Trinity Consultants Inc, a portfolio company of U.S. private equity firm Gryphon Investors, has bought Minnow Environmental Inc, a specialty consulting business focused on aquatic ecology with offices in Georgetown, Ontario and Victoria, British Columbia. The acquisition’s value was not published. Trinity, an environmental consulting company based in Dallas, said the deal was its second in Canada: in 2013, it acquired Church and Trought Inc. Trinity was recapitalized by Gryphon in November 2011. Gryphon acquired its majority interest in the company from Sentinel Capital Partners.


Trinity Consultants Acquires Canadian Water Quality Firm Minnow Environmental

Trinity Consultants recently acquired Minnow Environmental, a Canadian specialty consulting firm that provides aquatic science support to the mining industry.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 13, 2015

International environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants, Inc. announces its acquisition of Minnow Environmental Inc., a specialty consulting firm focused on aquatic ecology with offices in Georgetown, Ontario and Victoria, British Columbia. The transaction is Trinity’s second in Canada, following the 2013 acquisition of Church and Trought, Inc., a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting firm in Toronto.

Trinity’s Director of Corporate Development John Drennan commented on the transaction, “Although Trinity is best known for its air quality expertise, our acquisition strategy is focused on integrating with companies that are best in breed in their EHS service area. Minnow has a stellar reputation in Canada, providing highly technical scientific services to the mining industry. We look forward to helping Minnow grow, leveraging its strong brand and excellent technical team.”

Speaking on Minnow’s behalf was company founder and Principal Cynthia Russel, “We are very excited about becoming part of the Trinity group of companies and see this merger as an excellent fit given our similar client-centric culture focused on quality, service and technical excellence. We look forward to mirroring Trinity’s success in the air market with growth of aquatic sciences services.”

Background on Trinity Consultants
Founded in 1974 in Dallas, Texas, Trinity Consultants, Inc. operates in more than 45 locations across the U.S. and Canada, the U.K., China, and the Middle East. Trinity supports mostly industrial facilities with regulatory environmental compliance, specializing in air quality permitting and compliance management. In addition to environmental consulting, Trinity’s divisions provide BREEZE® environmental modeling software, implement technology solutions for EH&S information management, provide professional EHS training, and support EHS staffing needs. Subsidiary SafeBridge Consultants® serves the life sciences industries with occupational health science and toxicology.

Background on Minnow Environmental
Founded in 2000, Minnow Environmental Inc. specializes in aquatic ecology, fisheries biology, benthic invertebrate ecology, water and sediment quality, toxicology, and environmental behavior, transport and fate of chemicals. Clients include major industrial companies throughout Canada, primarily in the mining industry.

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