Our Transaction History

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A History of Successful Deals

The Stansberry Firm was founded in July of 2011 by Gary Stansberry, who has served executive positions with a leading mergers and acquisitions firm as well as two national acquirers, contributing to or managing over 110 business sale transactions representing both the buyer and seller.  Austen Dempsey joined The Stansberry Firm in June, 2022 and has also contributed to numerous acquisitions in the construction equipment and tool rental industries in his time so far.  Both Gary and Austen frequently contribute to industry publications including RER Magazine, Rental Management Magazine and various industry blogs.  Below, is a list of transactions completed throughout both Gary’s and Austen’s careers:


See a list of Select Transactions with notable highlights, testimonials and press releases.


Please contact The Stansberry Firm for recent, relevant references with whom you can contact directly for a first-hand account of their working experience with Gary Stansberry.


Our Track Record

Acquired Company Headquarters Buyer
B&M Equipment Rental & Sales Gainesville, FL Private Equity Buyer
Champion Rentals, Inc. Houston, TX Herc Holdings, Inc.
We Rent It College Station, TX H&E Equipment Services
NE Multi-location Equipment Rental Company Northeast US Major Equipment Dealership
Liberty Party Rental Nashville, TN CE Rental
EventWorks Charleston, SC PeachTree Tents & Events
MSP Equipment Rentals New Castle, DE Sunbelt Rentals
Tents Unlimited, Event Flooring Solutions, Event Rentals Unlimited Atlanta, GA Peachtree Tents and Events
All Seasons Event Rental Kansas City, KS M&M Event Rentals
Dover Rent All Tents and Events Dover, DE General Rentals
Party Time Rentals College Station, TX Premier Events
Celebration Event Rental Dallas, TX M&M Event Rentals
Portable Rental Solutions, One Source Cooling Dallas, TX Sunbelt Rentals
A to Z Party Rentals Palm Springs, CA Classic
A to Z Rental Austin, TX Basic Rental Service
A to Z Rental Center San Antonio, TX Nations
A-1 Rentals of Santa Rosa Santa Rosa, CA Nations
AA Rent Village Tuscaloosa, AL Nations
AAA Rent-All Wichita, KS RSC
Abbey Event Services San Antonio, TX Abbey SA, LP
Abbey Event Services-LA Los Angeles, CA Classic
Abbey SA, LP San Antonio, TX APR Acquisitions
Action Equipment Rental Las Cruces, NM Volvo
Action Trailer Houston, TX Great Western Leasing
American Rental Austin, TX Basic Rental Service
Aries, Inc. Mission, KS Steve & Shiela Dietsch
The Abbey Group- Atlanta Atlanta, GA Worldwide Rents
Aztec Events San Antonio, TX Aztech of San Antonio
BHS, Inc. Bakersfield, CA McFarland Action Concepts
Breeden Rental & Sales Van Buren, AR RSC
Capital Party Rentals Washington, DC 523 Capital
Center Rental & Sales Denver, CO RSC
Centerville Rents Fremont, CA Cresco Equipment Rentals
Central Alabama Renter Center Montgomery, AL Nations
Central States Equipment Kansas City, MO RSC
Commercial Surroundings Nokomis, FL Sunbelt
Contractors Equipment Company San Diego, CA Nations
Contractor Sales & Service, Inc. Des Moines, IA Eberhart Capital, LLC
DEMCO Austin, TX Littlefield Hospitality Corp
Ducky Bob’s Party Rentals Dallas, TX Classic
E.A. Acquisition Corp. San Francisco, CA Norcal Rental Group
Elms Equipment Rentals Brawley, CA Management
EEL, Inc. Brawley, CA Management
Florida Contractor Rentals Daytona, FL Synergy Equipment
Event Central Rental & Sales Mechanicsburg, PA General Rental and Sales
Event Services, Inc. Dallas, TX M & M of Texas
Foxx Hy Reach Moline, IL RSC
Franklin Rent-All Franklin, TN RSC
Gosselin Rental Sales & Service Nashua, NH Nations
Grand Events! Modesto, CA Classic
Guy Rents Events Redding, CA Redding Tents & Events
Harrelson’s A-1 Rental Denison, TX Nations
Hebronville Lone Star Rentals Midland, TX Sunbelt Rentals
Horsefeather Trading Dallas, TX M & M of Texas
Howe Equipment Rental & Sales Salt Lake City, UT Nations
Hurley Crane Service, Inc. Moline, IL RSC
Illinois Truck & Equipment Morris, IL Sunbelt Rentals
Industrial Air Tool Pasadena, TX RSC
J & J Rental, Inc City of Industry, CA Nations
 JMR Industries Odessa, TX Sunbelt
Kirby Rental Service Orlando, FL Management
Longhorn Equipment Co. Austin, TX We Rent It
Louisiana Rentals, Inc. Houma, LA Nations
Loveland Rental Center Loveland, CO Nations
M.J. Struckel St. Louis, MO RSC
Metroquip Minneapolis, MN RSC
Midway Rental & Power Equipment Kalispell, MT Rental Equipment Investment Corp. (REIC)
National Equipment Rentals Sacramento, CA All Star Rents
Northridge Equipment Rentals Northridge, CA Sunbelt
Panama City Rentals Panama City, FL RSC
Placer Equipment Rental Auburn, CA Nations
Pleasanton Rentals-Tool Rental Pleasanton, CA Cresco Equipment Rentals
Porter Rents Mountain View, CA Burlingame Capital Partners
Portland U-Rent-It, Inc. Corpus Christi, TX United
Priority Rentals Philadelphia, PA Herc Holdings, Inc.
Quintet Leasing Brawley, CA Management
R & M Rentals, Inc. El Dorado, AR RSC
Rent It Company Alexandria, LA RSC
Rental City of Arizona Scottsdale, AZ Nations
Rental City of Colorado Boulder, CO Nations
RENTcenter, Inc. Tucson, AZ Nations
RentX Party- GA Atlanta, GA ALL, LLC
RentX Party- SC Columbia, SC Celebrations of Columbia
RentX Party- TN Knoxville, TN All Occasions, LLC
RentX Party- VA Charlottesville, VA Special Event Rentals
RentX Tool- NM Las Cruces, NM Action Rental Centers
RentX Tool- Pacific NW Spokane, WA A to Z Rental
RentX Tool- Southern Califorlia San Diego, CA BJ’s Rentals
RentX Tool- TN Knoxville, TN Sunbelt
RentX Tool- AR El Dorado, AR Hays Rental
Rentx Tool- Colorado Denver, CO United
RentX Tool- FL Fort Lauderdale, FL Sunbelt
RentX Tool- South Carolina Columbia, SC Thompson Acquisition Co.
RentX Tool- VA Waynesboro, VA CVR Rentals
RentX- Northern California Danville, CA Cresco Equipment Rentals
Richardson Equipment Co. Wichita, KS Volvo
Rush Equipment Rental Pelham, AL Nations
Rusmar High Reach Long Beach, CA Rolls Scaffolding
Santa Fe Rentals Santa Fe, NM RSC
SCS Equipment, Inc Dallas, TX Volvo
Siems Rental & Sales Baltimore, MD RSC
Sisters of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Classic
Sooner Rental Tulsa, OK RSC
Southwest Rental & Sales Joplin, MO RSC
Special Events Rentals Raleigh, NC 523 Capital
Stop Agan Rentals Texarkana, TX RSC
Sunbelt Equipment & Rentals, Inc. Pensacola, FL RSC
Super Rental Enterprises Fort Smith, AR RSC
The Party Company Fremont, CA Holland Charles Partners
The Special Event Healdsburg, CA Cal-West Rentals
The Stuart Rental Company Milpitas, CA Ohana Partners
Three Location Construction Equipment Southeast US National Company Not Yet Announced
Toolshed Rentals Escondido, CA Sunbelt Rentals
Total Equipment Rental Andalousia, AL Nations
Tri-Serve Party Rental Brooklyn, NY Classic
Troy Equipment Rentals Troy, AL Nations
Tuff Equipment Rentals Slidell, LA Volvo
Two Location General Tool Northeast US National Company Not Yet Announced
Valley Rental Center Sacramento, CA Neff Equipment Rental
Valley Rents & Ready Mix Sacramento, CA River City Connections

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