Platinum Equity’s Acquisition of United Site Services


Skadden is advising Calera Capital on the deal

Calera Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its majority interest in United Site Services (“USS” or the “Company”), a leading provider of portable restrooms, temporary fence and related site services, to Platinum Equity. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

United Site Services provides a positive personal experience in a temporary environment. As the nation’s leader in the industry, United Site Services has more than 80 locations coast to coast providing quality portable restroom rentals and temporary fence rentals.

Founded in 1991, Calera Capital is a private investment firm which has invested over $3.3 billion. With offices in San Francisco and Boston, Calera focuses its activities in two industry sectors: Business Services and Specialty Industrials.

Skadden advised with a team including Leif King (Picture), Shannon Kung, Barnaby Gibson, Barry Chang (M&A), Edward Gonzalez (Tax), Kristine Dunn (Banking), Karen Corman (Employment Executive Compensation), Joseph Yaffe, Kristin Davis, Jane Kroesche (Environmental), Ken Kumayama, Pramode Chiruvolu (IP&IT), and George Fatheree, III (Real Estate).

Involved fees earner: Leif King – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Shannon Kung – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Barnaby Gibson – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Barry Chang – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Edward Gonzalez – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Kristine Dunn – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Karen Corman – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Joseph Yaffe – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Kristin Davis – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Jane Kroesche – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Ken Kumayama – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; Pramode Chiruvolu – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom; George Fatheree – Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Law Firms: Skadden Arps Slate Meager & Flom;

Clients: Calera Capital;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti