CES Power acquires event rentals competitor

CES Power, the US power and temperature control rental company, has acquired Infinite Power, a competitor serving the mid-Atlantic states. The price has not been disclosed.

CES Power acquires Infinite Power. CES Power rents power and temperature control equipment to the live events sector. (Photo: CES website)

The deal includes Infinite’s sister companies, audio visual and broadcast specialists Showcall and MHA Audio, and event security company Checkmate Global.

The deal will give CES Power a new hub in the Washington DC and Baltimore area.

It is the seventh acquisition by CES since it was bought in 2021 by private equity firm Allied Industrial Partners. CES rebranded from CAT Entertainment Services following its acquisition by Allied.

Infinite Power is based in Beltsville, Maryland and rents portable generators and HVAC systems for festivals, concerts, sports venues, and government, corporate, and non-profit events. General Manager Jay Collins and the Infinite management team will remain with the company following the acquisition.

Greg Landa, CEO of CES Power, said, “Their reputation for superior service and quality equipment will strengthen our position throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

“Jay and his team offer significant know-how that boosts CES Power and our affiliate CES Technologies’ growth potential, and we look forward to working together.”

Jay Collins said the company was thrilled to join CES Power; “Their expertise and broad footprint offer Infinite Power the resources and support to continue growing while providing our customers exceptional service and new product offerings.”

Bradford Rossi and Philip Wright, co-founders and managing partners at Allied, said the acquisition was part of the expansion plan for CES; “Live events and entertainment services is an ever-expanding market. CES Power is building upon its broad services base to deliver reliable, seamless infrastructure solutions to event promoters nationwide.”

Ajay Patil, principal of Infinite Power, Showcall, MHA Audio, and Checkmate Global, said, “We are excited at the synergy and geographical reach that the CES Power acquisition of Infinite Power will provide our collective companies.

“Our brands are committed to superior customer service and quality, and we look forward to a mutually beneficial productive relationship.”

CES is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and has locations throughout the US. Infinite Power has a track record of providing power for high-profile national, including Presidential inaugurations and the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Founded in 2019, Allied Industrial is a private equity firm that invests in industrial sectors including industrial rentals, manufacturing, distribution, environmental services, and critical infrastructure.


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