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Ardurra-King Acquires E Co Consultants

Updated: Oct 18, 2018

Ardurra-King Engineering, a portfolio company of RTC Partners LLC, has acquired E Co Consultants Inc, a Florida-based environmental consulting firm. No financial terms were disclosed. Straddling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth P.C. was legal counsel while BDO USA LLP provided financial and tax advice on behalf of RTC partners and its affiliates.

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ardurra-King Engineering has acquired E Co Consultants Inc. (E Co), a Florida-based environmental consulting firm specializing in ecological services associated with land development and growth-related issues. Their expertise includes Local, State and Federal environmental permitting, utility permitting, existing condition site assessments, wetland delineation, ecosystem management and wildlife services.

Ardurra-King is an Engineering News-Record Top 500 firm providing a wide range of consulting and engineering services to public and private entities throughout the United States. With the addition of E Co, Ardurra-King further expands its in-house capabilities to support a full-range of quality project development and delivery solutions to our clients.

E Co will continue to operate as E Co in the Florida market from its offices in Palmetto and Lake Wales.

Ardurra-King’s Land Development Group Leader, Mike Ross, explained, “Providing the highest level of client service is paramount. E Co’s scientists and regulatory experts further expand our offerings with a broader base of environmental professionals and experience to support continued project excellence.”

Chris Bryant, E Co’s Vice President, adds, “Joining the Ardurra-King team allows us to provide our expertise and services on a grander scale with a wider geographic reach, while maintaining the same level of quality and commitment.”

Straddling, Yocca, Carlson and Rauth, P.C. acted as legal counsel and BDO USA, LLP acted as financial and tax advisor on behalf of RTC partners and its affiliates.

Ardurra-King operates as a portfolio company of RTC Partners, LLC. RTC Partners, LLC is a New York based private equity firm that partners with managers of middle market companies to unlock growth opportunities. Further information is available at

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