U.S. Forensic, a national provider of evaluation, reporting, and expert witness testimony forensic services, has been acquired by Applied Technical Services (“ATS”), a technologically advanced testing and inspection firm with extensive consulting and engineering capabilities. The transaction combines U.S. Forensic’s licensed fact-finding experience and extensive pool of engineering resources with ATS’s advanced lab capabilities and testing services.
Founded in New Orleans in 2006, U.S. Forensic has become a dominant player in the forensic engineering field. The firm operates in every state throughout the country (as well as Washington DC and Puerto Rico) to provide evaluation, reporting and expert witness testimony for clients who need forensic services.
Applied Technical Services, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners since December 2020, is a leading provider of mission-critical testing, inspection, certification and compliance services. The firm operates over 40 locations that collectively serve over 11,000 customers from across a broad array of industries including manufacturing, pulp and paper, power, chemical, defense, consumer products and medical end markets.
Waller Helms Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to U.S. Forensic in connection with this transaction.