Hood Managing Partners Inc. Purchases an Environmental Company as its Second Acquisition in Eight Months



    EDMONTON, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - Hood Managing Partners Inc. (HMP), a local
industrial roll up venture recently closed an acquisition of an Environmental
Consulting company based out of Edmonton, AB. Geographic Dynamics Corp. (GDC)
is a consulting company specializing in a multi-disciplinary approach to
environmental impact assessment and sustainable resource development. The
company was founded by John Beckingham, a leader in his field, who developed
an environmental mapping program that has been integral to the company's
success.
    HMP was founded in 2006 with a strategy to build a full-capability
company in the industrial sector aimed at acquiring and merging operations
from several small operations. The company's first acquisition was Hood Tech
out of Edmonton and Hood Engineering based in Calgary. In April of last year,
HMP also acquired ICE Ltd., an instrumentation, controls, and electrical
construction company, working in the Oil, Gas and Industrial facilities in
Northern Alberta
    Adding GDC to its portfolio of companies allows HMP to expand into one of
its targeted business sectors: environmental services. Additionally it
provides the organization with access to new markets, and a broader array of
complementary services to HMP company clients. "This company is a good fit
with our business plan's acquisition strategy, and we are excited to have the
GDC team join the Hood family..." says Don Quist, Director of HMP.





For further information:

For further information: on GDC, visit www.gdc-online.com; For more
information on HMP, please contact: Hood Managing Partners Inc., Colleen Ozee,
Corporate Development Manager, Office: (780) 417-6283, Mobile: (780) 974-8093,
Fax: (780) 416-4483, Email: cozee@hoodgroup.ca; Caroline Martel, Director,
Business Development, Office: (403) 539-5229, Mobile: (403) 771-1898, Fax:
(403) 255-4238, Email: cmartel@hoodgroup.ca

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