Case Study

UC Synergetic
Energy; Infrastructure & Construction; Business & Professional Services
Provider of engineering and design services for electric utilities, with a focus on distribution power line projects, including storm assessment and inspection services; also a provider of engineering and design services for the communications industry
Charlotte, North Carolina
Falfurrias Capital Partners
Transaction Type:


The shareholders of UC Synergetic retained BlackArch Partners to realize a sale of the company and find a strategic partner that would value company’s high-level engineering and design capabilities.

BlackArch's Customized Solution

BlackArch presented the opportunity to a broad range of financial and strategic buyers, using a targeted roadshow process to focus on key potential partners.


BlackArch introduced the opportunity to Pike Electric Corporation (NYSE: PIKE) and positioned UC Synergetic as essential to expanding Pike’s footprint in key markets and its outsourced engineering capabilities. Pike announced its plan to acquire UC Synergetic in June 2012 and closed on the acquisition in July 2012.

”The BlackArch team did an exceptional job of developing a deep understanding of UC Synergetic’s business and clearly articulating the company’s key investment highlights. Furthermore, the leadership of BlackArch’s partners and thoughtful process management of professionals was integral to achieving an outstanding outcome.”
Ed McMahan, Jr., and Marc Oken, Falfurrias Capital Partners