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Montrose Environmental Group Continues to Build their International Presence Acquiring LEHDER Environmental Services

08/07/2019

IRVINE, CA (August 7, 2019) – Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (“Montrose”), a high-growth environmental services company, and LEHDER Environmental Services (“LEHDER”), one of Canada’s largest air quality management companies, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Montrose has acquired LEHDER. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

LEHDER, pronounced “leader,” combines broad expertise in industrial air quality management with comprehensive knowledge of Canadian regulatory requirements to promote compliance with operational flexibility. LEHDER’s multidisciplinary team of consulting professionals includes engineers, scientists, information management specialists, industrial hygienists, biologists and technologists working together to provide integrated solutions.

This acquisition allows Montrose to expand its international reach, combining LEHDER’s expertise in Canadian stack testing, permitting, and consulting with Montrose’s array of world-class environmental services for industrial customers.

“We’ve been aware of LEHDER for several years, and their customer reputation is unmatched,” said Shawn Nelezen, Senior Vice President at Montrose. “Our team members have great respect for the LEHDER professionals they’ve met.” Nelezen  continued, “Now, in addition to accessing a broader suite of services, our international customers will have a local, single point of contact, decreasing response time and costs.”

For Des Hayles, a LEHDER founder and Principal, the Montrose acquisition is a great opportunity to promote long-term growth. “Montrose was the best fit for where we are now, and moving forward.” Hayles added, “Combining our resources with Montrose increases capacity and bench strength. Our customers will benefit from the broader knowledge base.”

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