Eagle High Reach acquired by H&E

24 April 2008

H&E Equipment Services has closed on the deal to acquire Eagle High Reach in Southern California. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, the company has said that most managers and employees at Eagle will continue in their same roles.

Perry Dau, formerly branch manager at H&E in Las Vegas, has been appointed vice president of H&E's west coast division, and will assume responsibility for all California locations, including branches at La Mirada, Santa Fe Springs, San Diego and Bakersfield. While this acquisition has established the first H&E Equipment Services operations in California, the company has sold and rented equipment in California for decades as a supply partner with Eagle.

In anticipation of the acquisition, H&E Equipment Services ordered more than $25 million in new rental inventory for the California locations. Eagle High Reach Eagle High Reach primarily focused on aerial lift rentals, but going forward H&E management announced intentions to expand the products and services.

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