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News/October 18, 2017

FMI Advises Unesco on Sale to Oaktree Capital

FMI Capital Advisors Inc., a subsidiary of FMI Corporation, is pleased to announce the sale of Unesco, Inc. to the Power Opportunities Group of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. FMI Capital Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Unesco for this transaction. Unesco, based in Minneapolis / St. Paul, is an energy services company primarily working with clients in the education market to revitalization and renovate their facilities. The company’s architects, engineers, designers, analysts, and energy specialists possess the technical and strategic skills and vision required to provide a seamless implementation of an education facilities’ initiatives. The Unesco team holds a combined 1000 years of planning, design, engineering and construction experience, having implemented over 900 million in educational facility improvements with more than one hundred K-12 districts throughout the Midwest. For information, visit www.unescocorp.com.

Oaktree is a leading global investment management firm focused on alternative investments, with $99 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2017. Oaktree’s Power Opportunities Group invests in profitable, growing companies with innovative products and services used in the energy and power industries. The firm emphasizes a value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide. For additional information, please visit Oaktree’s website at www.oaktreecapital.com.

FMI Capital Advisors Contact:

Tim Huckaby, President

Andrew Henderson

Russell Clarke

About FMI Capital Advisors:
FMI Capital Advisors, a subsidiary of FMI Corporation, is a leading investment banking firm exclusively serving engineering and construction, infrastructure and the built environment. With over 600 completed transactions, our unique industry focus enables us to provide our clients with valuable insight and advice. Clients gain access to our unparalleled network of industry contacts and relationships, deep market knowledge and technical expertise, based on decades of experience.

FMI Capital Advisor’s Energy Solutions & Cleantech Group provides M&A and capital formation services for companies in the energy solutions and cleantech industry, including those focused on:

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar, Wind, Biomass
  • Distributed Generation
  • Energy Procurement
  • Demand Response
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Energy Management Systems
  • Utility Demand Side Management
  • Power Quality & Reliability
  • Energy Storage
  • Intelligent Buildings, IoT
  • Measurement & Verification

About FMI Corporation:

For over 60 years, FMI has been the leading management consulting and investment banking firm dedicated exclusively to engineering and construction, infrastructure and the built environment.

FMI serves all sectors of the industry as a trusted advisor. More than six decades of context, connections and insights lead to transformational outcomes for clients and the industry.

FMI helps you build your foundation for tomorrow and optimize your business for today. Industry Focus. Powerful Results.


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