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Aegion completes transaction with affiliates of New Mountain Capital

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Aegion Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and protection solutions, has announced the successful completion of the previously announced transaction under which affiliates of New Mountain Capital, L.L.C. (New Mountain) acquired all outstanding shares of Aegion for US$30.00 per share in cash.

As a result of the transaction, Aegion has become a private company and its common stock will no longer be listed for trading on the Nasdaq stock market. Robert (Rob) M. Tullman has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Aegion Corporation, effective May 18, 2021, following the planned retirement of outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer Charles R. Gordon.

Mr. Tullman commented, “The completion of this transaction represents the exciting first step in advancing Aegion’s compelling near- and long-term growth prospects as an industry leader and a protector of communities and the environment. I look forward to working with the dedicated teams as we leverage our differentiated portfolio of technologies and delivering transformational solutions to maintain, rehabilitate and protect critical infrastructure around the world.”


Centerview Partners LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Aegion, and Shearman & Sterling LLP served as legal counsel. Jefferies and Houlihan Lokey served as financial advisors to New Mountain Capital LLP, and Ropes & Gray served as legal counsel.


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