Milwaukee, Wis. – January 24, 2022 – Oak Hill Business Partners congratulates its client Emergency Fire & Water Restoration (EF&WR) on its sale to First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite) in December 2021. First Onsite is one of North America’s largest disaster recovery and restoration providers for commercial enterprises. Emergency Fire & Water Restoration is a Milwaukee-based fire and water restoration, mitigation, and reconstruction service provider. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Erik Owen, founder and owner of Oak Hill said, “we are proud of our work with the owner of EF&WR on preparing the company for transition, increasing the intrinsic value of the business, advising ownership on options, and assisting in evaluating the opportunities.”
Owen continued, “since the seller did not engage investment bankers, we also helped communicate with the buyer, negotiate the deal, coordinate due diligence from the seller’s side, and help drive integration efforts post close.”
Owen is a CPA and has earned his Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) credential. CEPA is the globally recognized, advanced-level certification for professionals in exit planning. He is also the President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Exit Planning Institute.
Oak Hill Business Partners is a boutique management consulting firm serving lower-middle market closely held companies. Based in Brookfield, Wis., our partners focus on growing the intrinsic value of a company by applying functional excellence in finance & administration, sales, marketing, and operations.
Oak Hill also helps company owners plan and execute transition/exit planning holistically. Our partners work with a team of advisors including wealth and legal advisors to help owners understand their options for transition in the business and execute the plan that meets their specific needs.
Founded in 2009, Oak Hill Business Partners has been named to the annual top management consulting firms list four times by the Milwaukee Business Journal.