Fishman Haygood Client H&E Equipment Acquires Lewistown Rental and Affiliates

H&E Equipment Services announced last week its acquisition of Montana-based equipment rental company, Lewistown Rental, as well as three of its affiliated companies located in Glasgow, Great Falls, and Havre, Montana. With these acquisitions, H&E, one of the largest equipment rental companies in the country, expands its reach in the state of Montana. Read the press release here.

Fishman Haygood LLP served as legal counsel to H&E. The team was led by Scott Chenevert, Maureen Gershanik, Marina Speligene, and Michael Stewart.

This deal aligns with the Baton Rouge-based company setting its focus on equipment rental, its fastest-growing business segment. An April 30, 2024, article by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report tracks H&E’s profitable transition from an equipment distribution company to a pure play rental business. Read more here.

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