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Littlejohn & Co. Acquires United Air Temp, Air Conditioning and Heating

Littlejohn & Co. LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, has acquired United Air Temp, Air Conditioning and Heating (UAT), a provider of HVAC and plumbing services to residential homeowners in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. As part of the transaction, UAT’s senior management team, led by CEO Michael Giordano, will remain significant investors in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We are thrilled to partner with United Air Temp and its dedicated team as they continue to build a market-leading home services platform through a relentless focus on customer service, expanding long-term customer relationships, and attracting and retaining top-tier technicians,” said Will McDaavid, principal at Littlejohn. “We will leverage our deep experience investing in leading service businesses to help UAT execute on their growth plans, both organically and through strategic M&A.”

Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, UAT provides heating and cooling system installation, repair and maintenance services, indoor air quality and plumbing services to homeowners across Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Over the last three years, the company has expanded its footprint through a disciplined and deliberate acquisition strategy, assembling an attractive portfolio of long-tenured brands with strong reputations in their respective markets. With a legacy dating back nearly 100 years, UAT is supported by over 850 employees.

“Littlejohn has built a strong track record of supporting and scaling businesses in the facility and residential services sector, and I am confident they will be a great partner to UAT at this exciting time in our evolution,” said Michael Giordano, CEO of United Air Temp.

Citizens M&A Advisory served as the exclusive financial advisor to UAT on the transaction. Troutman Pepper acted as legal counsel to Littlejohn in connection with the acquisition.