Ropes & Gray Advises AWP Safety in Strategic Acquisition of RHV Capital’s Traffic Control Group

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August 8, 2023

Ropes & Gray advised AWP Safety, a leading provider of safety traffic control solutions, in its strategic acquisition of RHV Capital’s Traffic Control Group. Terms of the transaction we not disclosed. The acquisition was announced in a press release on August 2.

AWP Safety is majority-owned by Kohlberg & Company. RHV Capital's Traffic Control Group is comprised of three regional entities, and Texas Traffic and Barricade. The acquisition further expands AWP Safety’s position as a leading traffic control safety company to the North American utility, broadband, and infrastructure-end markets.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Andrew Silver and senior associate Doug Giannantonio, finance partner Scott Rolnik, tax partner Aaron Harsh and counsel Michael Mendel, employment partner Stephanie Bruce, executive compensation & benefits partner Jenny Rikoski, real estate investments & transactions partner David Kaye, and litigation & enforcement partner Samer Musallam.