CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MasTec, Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) today announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc. ("Henkels"), the 5th largest U.S. utility contractor in the recent 2021 Engineering News-Record ranking, in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $600 million.
Jose Mas, MasTec's Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to officially welcome the more than 5,100 Henkels team members to the MasTec family. We believe that the addition of Henkels, coupled with MasTec's existing operations, creates a market leading utility contractor with significant expertise, scale and capacity that can provide a complete and compelling suite of service offerings to our customers as they work to transition to renewable energy generation, modernize power grid systems and reduce carbon emissions."
Mr. Mas continued, "This marks an important step in the diversification of MasTec's end market portfolio of services, providing us strong strategic growth opportunities. We believe the transition to renewable power generation will create significant growth demand across the utility sector. MasTec's suite of services, from clean energy power generation to our newly expanded power transmission and distribution capacity, positions us for strong growth in this expanding market."
MasTec, Inc. is a leading infrastructure construction company operating mainly throughout North America across a range of industries. The Company's primary activities include the engineering, building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of utility, communications, and other infrastructure, such as: electric power transmission and distribution, wireless, wireline/fiber, and customer fulfillment activities; natural gas pipeline and distribution infrastructure; renewable and conventional power generation; heavy civil, and industrial infrastructure. MasTec's customers are primarily in these industries. The Company's corporate website is located at www.mastec.com. The Company's website should be considered as a recognized channel of distribution, and the Company may periodically post important, or supplemental, information regarding contracts, awards or other related news and webcasts on the "Events & Presentations" page in the "Investors" section therein.
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Specific factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to: risks related to completed or potential acquisitions, including the acquisition of Henkels & McCoy Group, Inc., as well as the ability to identify suitable acquisition or strategic investment opportunities, to integrate acquired businesses within expected timeframes and to achieve the revenue, cost savings and earnings levels from such acquisitions at or above the levels projected, including the risk of potential asset impairment charges and write-downs of goodwill; risks related to adverse effects of health epidemics and pandemics or other outbreaks of communicable diseases, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, including its effect on supply chain or inflationary issues, as well as, the potential effects of the recently proposed vaccine mandates; market conditions, technological developments, regulatory or policy changes, including permitting processes and tax incentives that affect us or our customers' industries; 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