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Coolsys Acquires T&O Refrigeration


Vinson & Elkins advised CoolSys™, the market-leading refrigeration, HVAC, engineering and energy solutions company and a portfolio company of Ares Management Corporation, in its acquisition of T&O Refrigeration, one of the largest independently owned refrigeration services companies in the Southeast region.

With this acquisition, CoolSys expands its market presence throughout the Southeast with significantly increased market share in Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee.

The V&E corporate team was led by associate Kelly King, with assistance from associate Miles Fortenberry. Also advising were counsel Christie Alcalá; counsel Dario Mendoza; and partner Lina Dimachkieh and associate Andrew Mandelbaum.

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