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June 4, 2018
AEHS Joins J.S. Held
AEHS Joins J.S. Held

J.S. Held acquires Applied Environmental Health & Safety (AEHS), as part of a strategic move to strengthen environmental, health, and safety (EHS) services in the southeast and Caribbean.


Jericho, NY – June 4, 2018 – Global consulting firm J.S. Held today announced the acquisition of Applied Environmental Health & Safety (AEHS), as part of a strategic move to strengthen environmental, health, and safety (EHS) services in the southeast and Caribbean in preparation for an above average storm season.

Based in Titusville, Florida, AEHS is a respected consulting firm, providing expert environmental, industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, OSHA and EPA compliance, and safety training services throughout the state. They are the consulting firm of choice for both routine and prominent commercial, government, and residential assignments for a wide variety of clients, including state and local municipalities, insurance companies, real estate development and property management firms, contractors, law firms, retail establishments, schools, universities, landlords, and private owners.

“The acquisition of AEHS will absolutely benefit our clients throughout Florida and the Caribbean,” said Jon Held, President and Chief Executive Officer of J.S. Held. “With the addition of this outstanding team of EHS professionals and specialists, our regional clients will see quicker response times for critical assignments. This will be crucial for the upcoming 2018 storm season.”

AEHS will join the Environmental, Health & Safety practice of J.S. Held, which is led by Executive Vice President, Tracey Dodd.

“We are excited to welcome AEHS to the J.S. Held team at this pressing time,” said Tracey Dodd, Executive Vice President. “As we prepare for a stronger storm season, the addition of these licensed and certified environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, and field technicians will increase our level of service for clients at a national level.”

By joining forces with J.S. Held, AEHS gains access to additional resources and experts to provide clients with an expanded suite of technical and scientific, financial, and strategic consulting services.

J.S. Held continues its strong growth trajectory, with this being its 12th acquisition following a 2015 investment from Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investing in financial and related business services companies. Previous acquisitions include Bracken Engineering, Antonucci Consulting Corp., Donohue Consulting, Leighton Associates, Meridian Consulting, CEIPS, U.S. HELM, Lovett Silverman Construction Consultants, Inc., the Property Loss Division of Chroma Building Corp., and Wakelee Associates.

About J.S. Held

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm that combines technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise to advise clients seeking to realize value and mitigate risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high stakes matters demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, proven experience, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets.

The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, products, and data that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations.

J.S. Held, its affiliates and subsidiaries are not certified public accounting firm(s) and do not provide audit, attest, or any other public accounting services. J.S. Held is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. Securities offered through PM Securities, LLC, d/b/a Phoenix IB, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC or Ocean Tomo Investment Group, LLC, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC. All rights reserved.
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