Jacksonville, FL: Today, Broadtree Partners, a private equity firm focused on acquisitions in the middle markets, announced that they have completed a significant investment in Arwood Waste, a Jacksonville, Florida-based site services business. Arwood Waste provides temporary and permanent disposal, garbage collection, demolition, portable sanitation, and storage rental services across the United States and Canada.
About Arwood Waste
The Arwood family built Arwood Waste on the foundation of hard work, faith-based values, honesty, and humility. As a result, Arwood Waste became known for its dependability and the company’s innovative ideas drove positive change within the industry. The Arwood family is passionate about serving the waste space and have personally fund several initiatives such as National Garbage Man Day and Recycle Guide.
In 1997, seeing the potential of the internet as a tool for future business growth, Arwood Waste launched its first website. In 2004, Arwood Waste began establishing a nationwide network of waste management and portable sanitation companies. Today, Arwood Waste is one of the largest waste management companies in North America, serving thousands of customers in the residential, construction and industrial sectors with a focus on mid-sized and local accounts.
The strategic investment by Broadtree Partners is intended to help Arwood Waste invest in technology, grow its footprint with vendors, and expand its offerings to not only its existing customers, but also new customers as well. Through the investment Arwood Waste will look to increase its footprint in many of the largest regions of the United States and Canada. Arwood Waste will also look to add more national, regional, and local accounts into its network and increase the product and service offerings currently available.
Sean Mahon will join Arwood Waste as the CEO. According to Sean, “I am impressed by how Arwood Waste has consistently shown itself to be an early adopter of digital innovations and apply technology to the waste industry. I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to join its founder, John Arwood, and work together with him to continue to build upon Arwood Waste’s reputation for customer service and to help grow the company.”
About Broadtree Partners
Broadtree Partners is a group of entrepreneurial investors focused on acquiring businesses looking invest in long term growth. Broadtree specializes in providing options for owners to smoothly exit their companies if desired with seamless change in leadership and at the same time ensuring each company reaches their full potential. This is facilitated by our Operating Partners, who work with owners throughout the process and transition to running the day-to-day operations after an acquisition.