Vancouver, BC – May 1, 2023 – CAI Capital Partners (“CAI”) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Custom Air Conditioning Ltd. (“CustomAir” or the “Company”), has acquired Reliatech HVAC Inc. (“Reliatech”). Based in Kamloops, British Columbia, Reliatech is a leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and mechanical services for commercial customers in the Thompson region.
The partnership expands CustomAir’s presence in the Interior of British Columbia and will allow Reliatech to provide its customers with an expanded service offering and access to a greater number of highly skilled technicians. In connection with the acquisition, CustomAir will be opening a new branch in Kamloops to support the Company’s continued business growth as well as its existing employee base who reside in the region.
“We are excited to have our new partners from Reliatech joining the CustomAir team. Both companies share a similar geography but, most importantly, a commitment to first-class service. We look forward to increasing our presence in the Thompson region with an established and trusted partner,” said Peter Harteveld, CustomAir’s founder and CEO.
CustomAir’s investment in Reliatech marks the Company’s third acquisition and aligns with the Company’s long-term strategy of growing its presence in British Columbia and building the leading mechanical services provider in the province. CustomAir is actively seeking new HVAC and plumbing acquisition opportunities in Western Canada.
About Custom Air Conditioning Ltd.
Founded in 1991, CustomAir is a leading mechanical services provider in British Columbia, Canada. The Company offers repair, planned maintenance, and installation services for a variety of equipment including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, and boilers. The Company is headquartered in Port Coquitlam and has locations throughout the province. For additional information, please visit www.customair.ca.
About Reliatech HVAC Inc.
Reliatech provides heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and mechanical services to commercial customers in the Thompson region. The company is headquartered in Kamloops, British Columbia. For additional information, please visit http://reliatech.ca/index.html.
About CAI Capital Partners
CAI Capital Partners is a Vancouver-based private equity firm focused on partnering with and growing founder-owned businesses in the Canadian lower middle market. Over three decades, CAI has invested C$1.5 billion into companies across North America. For additional information, please visit www.caifunds.com.
For further information please contact:
Ashton Herriott, Principal
Date: May 1, 2023