EH&S Services in High Demand as the Economy Continues to Recover
Capstone Partners September 2021 Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Industry Update is now available, reporting that as employees return to in-person work environments, companies providing workplace safety solutions are poised to capture heightened demand with employers prioritizing the wellbeing of their workforce. With the COVID pandemic still top of mind for most companies, occupational health, air quality, and industrial hygiene solutions have become an important focus.
EH&S companies providing environmental consulting services are expected to experience increased demand as manufacturers in high pollution sectors continue to ramp up production. In addition, the prospect of more stringent environmental policies under the Biden Administration bodes well for environmental consulting companies as homebuilders and manufacturers will increasingly turn to consultants for environmental, sustainability, and governance (ESG) compliance. Due to attractive growth opportunities, the EH&S industry has attracted substantial merger and acquisition (M&A) interest from strategics and private equity (PE)-backed buyers.
Also included in this report:
- Why merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has surged in 2021 to-date.
- How impending policy changes and corporate ESG initiatives will impact EH&S companies.
- Company spotlights overviewing Pye-Barker Fire & Safety and ERM, two active acquirers in the space.
- How private equity firms continue to bolster EH&S market share.
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