Generational Capital Markets Completes the Sale of its Client Barenco to Trow Global

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Generational Capital Markets completes the sale of its client Barenco, an environmental engineering firm, to Trow Global. Brenen Hofstadter and Chris Heckert from Generational Capital Markets advised Barenco.

Vlad Stritesky, President and CEO of Trow Global, a Canadian firm of engineers and consultants headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, and Jim Phimister, President of Barenco Inc., a Canadian environmental engineering and sciences services consulting firm in Gormley, Ontario, today announced that Barenco has joined the Trow Global group of companies.

“The Barenco team’s talents, culture and vision for success are very much in line with those of our organization,” said Mr. Stritesky. “We’re very pleased that they’re joining our group.”

“Barenco’s expertise and unique technologies related to brownfield development and environmental remediation make a great addition to the Trow Global family of companies,” said John McKee, Vice President and Greater Toronto and Niagara Regional Manager of Trow Associates, Inc. (a Trow Global company). “Barenco significantly strengthens our Ontario environmental services team, making it one of the largest in the province.”

“This is a great move for us,” said Mr. Phimister. “Being part of the Trow Global family will expand our horizons and create tremendous opportunities for our team. Our complementary strengths will benefit both of us and enhance the depth of services we can offer to our clients.”

The primary focus of Barenco will continue to be providing environmental engineering and science services to clients across a broad range of industrial activities and environmental settings across Canada. Barenco will continue to operate under its current name as a Trow Global company.

Brenen Hofstadter and Chris Heckert from Generational Capital Markets, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, ("GCM") advised Barenco. GCM is a Dallas, TX based merger & acquisition advisory firm; Mr. Hofstadter and Mr. Heckert focus on the industrial and engineering industries. Trow was represented by EFCG, a New York City based firm providing financial and strategic advisory services to engineering consulting firms. The transaction closed Feb. 4, 2010 and the terms were not disclosed.

About Trow Global
Trow Global is one of Canada’s largest engineering and consulting firms. With offices across Canada, the U.S. and internationally, and with projects around the globe, Trow Global offers clients in both the private and public sectors a full range of services provided by a dedicated team of nearly 3,000 staff, including specialist engineers and technical experts from over 100 Canadian, U.S. and international locations. Selected as a winner of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies program for 2001 and 2006, and a requalifier for 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2008, Trow Global provides integrated solutions in the Buildings; Earth, Environment & Sustainability; Energy; Industrial and Infrastructure sectors. Today, the Company continues to enjoy dynamic growth on a global scale.

About Barenco
Founded in 1987, Barenco Inc. is a Canadian company that specializes in providing environmental engineering and science services. Barenco’s clients range from small firms to the largest corporations and public agencies in Canada. With a team of nearly 40 environmental and scientific experts, Barenco provides comprehensive remediation services, environmental -assessments and research and development to a client base of over 350 corporations and government agencies. Some of their client sectors include Petroleum Marketing & Distribution, Chemical Production, Metal Product Manufacturing, Transportation Services and Land Development.

Media Contact: Janet Atkins-Dauphinais
National Marketing and Communications Manager
Trow Global
56 Queen Street East, Suite 301
Brampton, ON L6V 4M8
1-866-989-TROW (8769)


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