Southern California’s CoolSys has furthered its expansion across the East Coast with the acquisition of Holt Refrigeration.
CoolSys is a refrigeration and HVAC services company, specializing in a full spectrum of service experiences and solutions for customers in the retail, foodservice, commercial and industrial market segments.
This marks its fourth acquisition of last year, all of which were on the US East Coast.
“The acquisition of C.E. Holt was our fourth in 2020, all of which were along the East Coast, stretching from South Carolina to Connecticut,” said Adam Coffey, CEO of CoolSys.
“This strategic acquisition builds density in the Southeast market and continues our aggressive growth strategy with the goal of becoming a national service provider.
“C.E. Holt has a great reputation in the Southeast as a premier, high-quality service provider. We are extremely pleased to welcome them to the CoolSys family!”
Holt Refrigeration, meanwhile, is a commercial refrigeration and HVAC company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Established in 1961, it serves leading grocery retailers in the Southeast.
Based on its longstanding partnerships, it offers service, installation and light electrical work to customers throughout the region.
“We are very excited to join the rapidly growing CoolSys family,” commented Sam Daniels, vice president of installation at C.E. Holt. “We believe the values of C.E. Holt are very much aligned with CoolSys and look forward to combining our strengths and broadening our capabilities.
“In addition, we anticipate that becoming part of CoolSys will provide potential career growth opportunities for our team.”
Jordan Newsome, vice president of service at C.E. Holt, added: “At C.E. Holt, we share the CoolSys commitment to client service and our ultimate goal is customer satisfaction.
“We are thrilled to be able to provide the expanded CoolSys service offerings to our customers and to continue to deliver the high level of service that our clients have come to expect.”