CCP Client ‘CO145’
Full Service Mechanical Contracting Firm

Clayton Capital Partners, a St. Louis based investment banking firm, is pleased to exclusively represent “CO145” in the sale of its business. Located in the Midwest, CO145 is regional, full service HVAC mechanical and Process Piping contractor serving the commercial and industrial marketplace. The Company provides contracting, duct and pipe fabrication services and maintenance contracts to its customers.

• The Company has built a solid and seasoned management team that has helped expand CO145’s capabilities. This group includes a large staff of professional engineers (9 degreed engineers, 5 licensed professional engineers, and 4 LEED accredited engineers).

• CO145’s state of the art sheet metal duct and pipe fabrication capabilities help the Company execute on complex jobs with unique ductwork challenges and also acts as a profit center for the Company.

• CO145 serves a diverse customer base and performs work in many different types of building structures. This diversification has partially insulated the Company from bearing the full brunt of the recession.

• CO145 has built very strong relationships with some of the region’s leading general contractors. These relationships will continue to lead to opportunities that other HVAC contractors will not have access to.

• CO145 has upgraded its management and fabrication capabilities over the last several years, and as a result are very well positioned in the marketplace to take advantage of opportunities as the market improves.

• In a very challenging construction market, CO145 has continued to focus on quality, profitable jobs, which is evidenced by consistent Adjusted EBITDA margins.

CO145 Financial Data (FYE April 30)
April 30, 2007
April 30, 2008
April 30, 2009
FYE 2009
Gross Profit
The undersigned hereby agrees:

That all information, data and materials disclosed or furnished (herein called the Information) by Clayton Capital Partners Acquisition Candidate CO145 (herein called the Company) will be maintained strictly confidential and that, in consideration for such disclosure, no use of the Information will be made by any signing party, or employees of such party, other than for internal evaluation purposes, on a strictly confidential basis.

It is understood that disclosure of any of the Information, including the possibility that the Shareholders may consider sale, disclosure of the current status of the Company, or disclosure of any information to customers, vendors, competitors, or employees of the Company would cause serious financial damage to the Company and/or its affiliates.

The undersigned also agrees that, for the term of this agreement, they will not solicit for employment any person who is currently employed by the Company.

Further, the undersigned agrees not to copy, duplicate, disclose or deliver all or any portion of the Information to a third party or permit any third party to inspect, copy or duplicate the same.

This shall not, however, prevent the undersigned from disclosing to others or using in any manner:

  1. Information which has been published and has become part of the public domain other than by acts or omissions by the receiving party.
  2. Information which has been furnished or made known to the undersigned by third parties as a matter of right without restriction of disclosure, or
  3. Information which the undersigned can show was already in its possession at the time it entered into this Agreement and which was not acquired directly or indirectly from the Company, their representatives, its employees or their representatives.

This agreement shall remain in effect for a term of two years from the execution date hereof and upon request, the receiving party will promptly return all data and materials furnished by the Company and destroy any internal analyses and/or workpapers related to the evaluation of the Company.

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For Additional Information Contact
Scott Schwartz, Senior Associate
8112 Maryland Ave, Suite 250 | St. Louis, MO 63105
Ph 314-725-9939 x 527 | Fax 314-725-9938