United Flow Technologies acquires Tesco Controls and The Henry P. Thompson Company

Nov. 16, 2021
TESCO and HPT represent United Flow Technologies' second and third acquisitions, respectively, following its initial acquisition of MISCOwater in July 2021.

The investment firm H.I.G. Capital recently announced that its portfolio company, United Flow Technologies (UFT), a platform established to invest in the municipal and industrial water and wastewater market, has completed the acquisitions of Tesco Controls Inc. and The Henry P. Thompson Company (HPT).

TESCO and HPT represent UFT’s second and third acquisitions, respectively, following its initial acquisition of MISCOwater in July 2021.

As part of the transaction, H.I.G. will partner with both TESCO and HPT’s leadership teams to support their growth initiatives within an integrated and operationally cohesive UFT. TESCO and HPT’s teams and brands will remain in place. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Sacramento, California, TESCO is one of North America’s pre-eminent control system integrators focused on the water, wastewater, transportation and renewable energy sectors. TESCO provides its customers with industry-leading power and process control systems and comprehensive services via regional offices across the continental United States and Hawaii.

Shain Thomas, CEO of TESCO, said, “We are thrilled to enter into this new chapter with H.I.G. and UFT. We have a number of expansion opportunities ahead of us and the partnership will allow us to accelerate growth through significant investment in our team, product and service offering, R&D and geographic footprint.”

Founded in 1910 and headquartered in Milford, Ohio, HPT is a leading provider of process, pump, and equipment solutions to the municipal water, wastewater and industrial markets. HPT provides its customers with best-in-class products manufactured by leading original equipment manufacturers and value-added services via multiple offices across three states in the midwestern United States.

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