Trinity Hunt acquires Wexco

Trinity Hunt Partners has acquired Marina del Rey, California-based Wexco International, a provider of litigation-focused forensic engineering services. No financial terms were disclosed.

PRESS RELEASE

Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, today announced its partnership with WEXCO International, a full-service provider of litigation focused forensic engineering services based in Marina del Rey, Calif.

WEXCO is led by Brad Avrit, Owner and President, as well as an exceptional engineering team who have expanded the Company’s presence from Southern California into the Northern California and Texas markets during the last several years. Trinity Hunt is partnering with Avrit, who will remain a significant shareholder of WEXCO, to increase the Company’s growth trajectory through both organic initiatives and strategic acquisitions.

“WEXCO has embarked on a strategic growth plan to become a market leader in the forensic engineering space. Our partnership with Trinity Hunt will position us with the experience, resources and value creation plan needed to rapidly accomplish this goal. Equally important, we share a set of common values with Trinity Hunt that are centered on servant leadership, service excellence and integrity,” said Avrit.

Through its partnership with WEXCO, Trinity Hunt intends to acquire similar or complementary businesses across the United States to create the market leader in the forensic engineering services sector.

“Trinity Hunt is extremely excited to partner with Brad and his team, especially given the alignment of business philosophies and core values between our firms,” said Pete Stein, Partner at Trinity Hunt. “Brad has done an exceptional job at positioning WEXCO for future growth and we look forward to working with him to accelerate these opportunities. As our fourth investment within the legal process outsourcing (LPO) space, we plan to bring our full resources and relationships to bear on behalf of the Company.” Trinity Hunt has made previous LPO investments in Lexitas, IMS ExpertServices and EQD (now Consilio).

About WEXCO International
WEXCO International is a full-service provider of litigation focused forensic engineering services primarily in the areas of premises liability and safety engineering, accident reconstruction and construction defect analysis. The Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Marina del Rey, Calif. with additional office locations in Berkeley, Calif. and Cedar Park, Texas. For additional information on WEXCO, visit www.wexco.net.

About Trinity Hunt Partners
Based in Dallas, Trinity Hunt Partners is a middle-market private equity firm with approximately $775 million under management, focused on building founder and family-owned growth businesses into market leaders. Trinity Hunt Partners has earned a reputation for working effectively with entrepreneurs to provide strategic, operational, and financial expertise to help elevate their companies to the next level of success. For more information, please visit www.trinityhunt.com.