H&E acquires Giffin Equipment

Nov. 2, 2023
H&E adds dealer branches in three California cities.

H&E Equipment Services has acquired the rental assets of Giffin Equipment. Giffin is a Bobcat dealer headquartered in Goleta, California.

The deal includes three branch locations in California—Goleta, Ventura, and Santa Maria—and a fleet valued at $13.4 million measured by original equipment cost (OEC). The Giffin website lists a fourth branch “coming soon” in Atascadero, California, but the future of that opening is uncertain. The move gives H&E 135 branch locations in 30 states, including 15 in California.

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“The addition of Giffin’s equipment rental assets and facilities increases our branch density and assists in bridging our existing locations in Central and Southern California,” said Brad Barber, CEO, in a statement. “The improved density and continuity allow H&E to efficiently address the active non-residential construction market through extended regional coverage, while providing meaningful expansion of our rental fleet within the existing branch structure.”

Source: H&E Equipment Services

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