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Duff & Phelps Advised VLS Recovery Services LLC on its Majority Recapitalization Transaction with Aurora Capital Partners

On October 17, VLS Recovery Services LLC, and Prudential Capital Partners completed a recapitalization transaction with Aurora Capital Partners.

Duff & Phelps served as exclusive financial advisor to VLS Recovery Services, LLC and provided M&A advisory services in connection with its majority recapitalization with Aurora Capital Partners.

About VLS Recovery Services LLC
VLS Recovery Services LLC ("VLS" or the "Company") provides specialty cleaning services of railcars and large industrial containers for difficult-to-clean products including chemicals, hardened materials and pressurized gases. The Company also provides customized processing solutions for non-hazardous waste, including waste-to-energy and other landfill diversion programs, solidification of liquid waste, recycling, and wastewater treatment. The Company operates out of facility locations in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina.

About Aurora Capital Partners

Aurora Capital Partners is a leading private equity firm managing funds with total capital commitments of over $3 billion. Aurora focuses principally on control investments in middle-market companies with leading market positions, stable industry dynamics, attractive business model characteristics and actionable opportunities for growth in partnership with management. Aurora provides unique resources to its portfolio companies through its Strategy and Operations Program and its team of experienced operating advisors. Aurora's investors include leading public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations active in private equity investing.

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