Nutter advised G.A. Fleet Associates and Fleet Pump (together, Fleet) in connection with its acquisition by Vessco Water (Vessco), a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors and one of the largest full-service water treatment equipment distributors in the nation. The Nutter team was led by Shannon Zollo and included Mark Burgiel, Meghan Kelly, Tim Rennie, Armand Santaniello, Melissa Sampson McMorrow, Michael Mooney, Tracy Vitols, Scott Masaitis, Erin Whitney Cicchetti, Natalie Cappellazzo, Mark Leonardo, Pat Concannon, LeeAnn Baker, and Justin Masterman.

Fleet is a leading distributor of water infrastructure solutions in the New York tri-state area. Their differentiated, engineering-centric model drives value for suppliers and customers as a critical link in the supply chain, underpinned by a unique consultative strategy that drives deep relationships across all stakeholders, and serves the water infrastructure needs of municipal and commercial and institutional markets. The company has been privately owned since its inception over 60 years ago. Read more about the transaction.

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