May 2, 2018

Smith, Gambrell & Russell Represents Axiom Energy Solutions in Acquisition by Coolsys

ATLANTA (May 2, 2018) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm served as legal counsel to Axiom Energy Solutions (Axiom), a leading provider of energy efficient equipment and technology solutions, in its acquisition by Coolsys™, a parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC companies nationwide.

Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, Axiom engineers customized solutions to address the energy, sustainability, and compliance needs for companies nationwide across a range of industries including grocery and non-food retail, hospitality, healthcare, and education. The acquisition of Axiom expands the Coolsys Energy Solutions brand’s capabilities to better serve its energy optimization (EO) customers across the country.

The SGR Atlanta legal team included Partner John Ethridge, Associate Jonathan Hurt and Associate Nick Flint in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with Partner Rett Peaden handling Tax Law. Associate Quinn Baker in the Jacksonville Employee Benefits Practice also assisted.

About Axiom
With more than 250 years of combined experience, Axiom Energy Solutions, a veteran-owned small business, provides solutions to ensure its clients’ facilities operate at peak energy efficiency. Over the past two decades, the Axiom team has implemented more than $750 million in energy projects, installed and managed more than 20,000 facilities, designed more than 2,000 lighting systems and installed more than 1.7 million fixtures in facilities for its clients. Additionally, they have saved their customers over $2.1B in accumulated energy costs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 15.7 million tons of carbon dioxide. Axiom serves companies across the country through its nationwide network of trained contractors, energy engineers and project management teams. For more information, visit www.axiomenergysolutions.com.

About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s more than 220 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction and employment law. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.