Focus Strategies Investment Partners


Focus Strategies Secures Buyer for Rent Equip, LLC

has been acquired by

December 3, 2020 (Austin, TX) – Rent Equip, LLC (“Rent Equip” or the “Company”), an Austin-based general rental, sales, and service company, has been acquired by Tejas Investment Partners (“Tejas”). Focus Strategies, LLC (“Focus Strategies”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Rent Equip throughout the transaction, which closed September 30, 2020.

Rent Equip has three Company-owned locations in the greater Austin, Texas area and nine affiliate satellite locations that primarily focuses on daily and weekly rentals to small to medium sized contractors. The Company’s primary rental categories are rubber-tire and track skid steer loaders and mini-excavators. Other prominent rental items include trenchers, trailers, wood and brush chippers, small reach forklifts, towable boom lifts, scissor lifts, hammers, breakers, air compressors and air tools and other general rental equipment.

“We are excited about this partnership with Tejas Investment Partners. Their industry knowledge and deep, valuable experience will be instrumental in helping us develop and execute our growth strategy,” said Gary Gunter, owner of Rent Equip. “We are grateful to Focus Strategies for their support and commitment during this process. With their help and guidance, we were able to identify and select a partner that understands our business, our core values, and our commitment to our employees and customers. The combined resources will strengthen and accelerate our opportunistic growth trajectory in the rental industry across Texas,” said Gary Gunter.

“We were pleased to support Rent Equip in this important transaction. The Company has built an outstanding reputation in Central Texas by delivering quality products and services to its many long-term customer relationships. Working with their highly experienced management team during this process was a privilege and we look forward to their continued success,” said Steve Reesing, Director at Focus Strategies.

About Tejas Investment Partners

Tejas Investment Partners is a private investment firm that makes investments in lower middle market companies based in Texas. Tejas partners with founders and family-owned businesses that have strong operational history and a desire to collaborate in reaching their full potential.