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Mintz Advised Mahaffey USA on its Sale to Sunbelt Rentals Inc.

Boston, MA Mintz served as legal advisor to Mahaffey USA (Mahaffey), a leader of temporary and semi-permanent structures, in its sale to Sunbelt Rentals Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the publicly traded Ashtead Group and one of the largest rental companies in North America. Mahaffey will retain its leadership and Memphis support center.

Mahaffey has been in business for nearly 100 years and has provided solutions for base camps for the military, warehouses and storage for clients needing on-site space quickly; site covers for the construction industry and production space for manufacturers. Customers include FedEx, Fluor, the U.S. Army, BP, Exxon, Ford, Toyota, Nissan and Pfizer.

“This is a proud day for the employees of Mahaffey,” said George Smith, President of Mahaffey USA, who will remain with the company to ensure a smooth transition. “Together we have built a business that attracted the attention of the country’s leading equipment rental company. We are appreciative of the help the Mintz team was able to provide in achieving this phenomenal outcome.”

The Mintz team includes Kurt Steinkrauss, Marc Mantell, Troy Nichols and Minhaj Rahman.

Mintz is an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary law firm with 550+ attorneys serving clients worldwide. Our Private Equity / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice includes 100+ professionals from many different legal areas who focus on executing transactions that meet our clients’ wide-ranging legal, business, and operational goals. Singled out by BTI Consulting Group as one of 32 “Deft Dealmaker” firms for 2022, Mintz develops winning transaction strategies for deals of virtually every size and type, including strategic acquisitions and divestitures, private equity platform and roll-up acquisitions and exits, spin-offs, joint ventures, asset and IP acquisitions, distressed sale transactions, complex earn-out and contingent value rights transactions, tender offers, and going private transactions and recapitalizations.

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