Morrison Foerster advised Alpine Investors in connection with the formation and launch of the Trilon Group, a family of infrastructure consulting businesses, including Trilon’s acquisitions over the last five months of Waggoner Engineering, DRMP, ESI Consultants, CPH, and Ramey Kemp Associates.
Trilon was formed with a vision to build the next Top 20 infrastructure services firm in North America by bringing together some of the nation’s best infrastructure consulting firms. Trilon is backed by Alpine Investors, a people-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring businesses through pursuing partnerships with like-minded engineering firms focused on delivering practical and sustainable infrastructure solution.
The Trilon family of companies now includes Waggoner Engineering, a Mississippi-based engineering services firm which joined the group in February 2022; DRMP, a multi-discipline civil engineering and surveying firm that develops innovative design solutions for infrastructure development in the public, private, and industrial sectors; ESI, an engineering and architectural consulting services firm that is committed to building enduring relationships with its business partners and clients through cost-effective and innovative solutions; CPH, a nationally-ranked architecture and engineering firm; and Ramey Kemp, an award-winning transportation consulting company known for transportation engineering and design expertise.
The MoFo team advising on the M&A transactions was led by San Francisco private equity/M&A partner Patrick Huard and Boston of counsel Kevin Madden. The MoFo team advising on the acquisition financing was led by San Francisco private equity/finance partner Dario Avram and of counsel Eric Min.