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Skytec Rentals has been acquired by Simplex Equipment Rental

The shareholders of Skytec Rentals have sold the company to Simplex Equipment Rental.

Founded in 2012, Skytec Rentals is a privately owned equipment rental company that specializes in aerial work platforms. It provides a wide selection of high-quality and well-maintained equipment, including scissor lifts, boom lifts, personnel lifts and telehandlers. With a knowledgeable team and flexible rental options, Skytec Rentals has firmly established its position in Ontario, Canada.

Established in 1907, Simplex Equipment Rental is a prominent equipment rental company in Canada, offering an extensive collection of over 55,000 diverse products available for rent. With a robust presence in the industry, Simplex operates through a network of 34 branches and 11 mechanical shops, and has a dedicated workforce exceeding 500 employees, serving the regions of Quebec and Ontario.

Oaklins’ team in Canada acted as the exclusive sell-side financial advisor in this transaction.

Parties
“We are absolutely delighted with the exceptional level of service and invaluable assistance we received from the Oaklins team during our entire sale process. Their deep expertise in the equipment rental space and extensive knowledge of buyers were instrumental in securing the best outcome for our company and its shareholders. The team exhibited a high level of professionalism and dedication, ensuring a smooth and efficient transaction. Engaging Oaklins as our exclusive advisor was undoubtedly the best decision we made, as they successfully brought the right acquirer to the table and were instrumental in negotiating the best transaction structure.”

Chedo Sobot

Co-founder and Chairman, Skytec Rentals

Talk to the deal team

 Guillaume  Poulin

Guillaume Poulin

Managing Partner
Toronto, Canada
Oaklins E. Canada
 Blair  Agnew

Blair Agnew

Partner
Toronto, Canada
Oaklins E. Canada

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