Sunbelt buys two Wisconsin aerial lift companies

By Murray Pollok06 March 2013

Sunbelt Rentals has acquired Milwaukee High Lift Inc and Madison High Lift Inc for an undisclosed sum, effectibe 1 February.

The two companies, which rent aerial platforms in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin, were majority owned by founder Mark Lancourt. Milwaukee High Lift was established in 2001 and the Madison sister-company followed in 2009.

Mr Lancourt said; “Sunbelt is the ideal partner for Milwaukee High Lift because we share the same culture, a culture dedicated to providing our customers with high quality equipment and excellent customer service.

“With Sunbelt’s resources, we will be able to meet our growing demand and execute our regional growth strategy.”

Sunbelt Rentals is owned by UK-based Ashtead Group.

Milwaukee High Lift and Madison High Lift were advised in the transaction by FocalPoint Securities, an investment bank that specialises in mergers and acquisitions.

Delivered directly to your inbox, Access, Lift & Handlers Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Featured Training From Easybook
NYC SST Online Training

The clock is ticking… Construction workers in New York City – have you fulfilled your required Site Safety Training (SST)? Get your SST card online now

Latest Events
ALH Conference program announced
The full ALH Conference program has been announced for the Sept. 14 rental and access event in Chicago
Registration open for ALH Conference
Registration is now open for the ALH Conference set for Sept. 14 in Chicago with presentations to be given by Larry Silber, Matthew Elvin, Rob Messina and more
Full ALH Conference speaker lineup announced
Larry Silber, Herc Rentals CEO, to give keynote at this year’s ALH Conference on September 14
Off-Highway Research

The gold standard in market research

Off-Highway Research offers a library of more than 200 regularly updated reports, providing forensic detail on key aspects of the construction equipment industry.

Our detailed insights and expert analyses are used by over 500 of the world’s largest and most successful suppliers, manufacturers and distributers, to inform their strategic plans and deliver profitable growth.

Click here to visit our website

Lindsey Anderson Editor, Access, Lift & Handlers Tel: +1 312 929 4409 E-mail:
Tony Radke Sales Manager Tel: +1 480 478 6302 E-mail: