Schwartz & Co. is pleased to announce that C&J Parking Lot Sweeping (“C&J”) has been acquired by Sweeping Corporation of America (“SCA”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Schwartz & Co. acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to C&J in this transaction.
Established in 1978, C&J is one of the oldest and largest sweeping companies in Michigan and is uniquely recognized as Michigan’s first nationally certified sweeping contractor service. The company focuses on parking lot and street sweeping services for residential, commercial and industrial properties.
Founded in 1978 by Ray Confer, C&J is the leading provider of commercial lot sweeping and maintenance services across Southeast Michigan. When Confer started the company, he owned a pickup truck, a hand broom and a shovel and expanded the business to cover +100 square miles of greater Detroit with +40 professional sweepers. The company is now recognized as Michigan’s first nationally certified sweeping contractor service and holds membership in several regional and national industry associations.
Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, SCA is the largest power sweeping services company in the United States. SCA self-performs power sweeping for highways, streets, industrial and commercial applications for both private and government entities.