Resource Environmental Solutions Receives Investment from KKR
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RES is the largest and fastest growing dedicated provider of ecological solutions in
Since the company's founding in 2007, several hundred companies across numerous industries, including electric transmission and distribution, renewable energy, commercial developers, industrial plants, auto manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, petrochemicals, and local, state and federal governments, have worked with RES to facilitate their largest, most complex development projects. During that time, RES restored and conserved 155 miles of streams and over 40,000 acres of wetlands in environmentally sensitive habitats. In addition, this month, the company announced the completion of its most recent planting season and a significant milestone, with the planting of its ten millionth restorative tree.
KKR is making the investment from its eleventh Americas Private Equity investment fund. RES will participate in KKR's Green Solutions Platform, which supports environmental initiatives at KKR portfolio companies across three areas: eco-efficiency, eco-innovation, and/or eco-solutions.
Financial details for the transaction were not disclosed.
- RES Participates at the White House Roundtable on
Conservation Investmentin March, 2016
- RES Completes 8th Planting Season: 10 Million Restorative Trees Planted Since 2008
- DNA Fingerprinting Complete: RES' ERS Nursery Receives Certification for Coastal Restoration Marsh Grasses
- RES has been recognized with a number of industry awards including the Environmental Business Journal's Business Achievement Award, the
Northeast Oil and GasAwards' General Industry Service Award, and being listed on the Inc. 5000 for five consecutive years.
About Resource Environmental Solutions (RES)
RES is the nation's leading supplier of ecological offsets for unavoidable, project-related impacts to wetlands, streams and habitats. For more information, visit RES at www.res.us.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world‐class people, and driving growth and value creation at the asset level. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about
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