H.I.G. Capital Acquires Majority Ownership in Northern Biogas

Posted on 09/20/2022

H.I.G. Capital has acquired a controlling interest in Northern Biogas, LLC. Northern Biogas is a waste-to-renewable natural gas company, specializing in the development, construction, and operation of renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities that represent sustainable, clean energy solutions for waste generated from dairies, landfills, and other facilities producing organic waste, including food waste.

Based in Morgantown, WV, Northern Biogas designs, builds, owns, operates, services, and maintains anaerobic digester and RNG facilities, drawing from its team’s extensive, decades-long experience of rapidly scaling and operating pipeline and gas treatment infrastructure in the natural gas industry. Northern Biogas deployed its own proprietary anaerobic digester designs at many locations across the U.S. Northern Biogas operates the Middleton, Wisconsin RNG facility, a joint venture with EnTech Solutions, whereby waste from dairy cows is converted to RNG through an anaerobic digestion process. Northern Biogas has recently received final approval to commence execution of its next two dairy RNG projects. Additionally, Northern Biogas is actively developing a number of other dairy, landfill, and food waste RNG projects across the country.

Sidley Austin LLP served as legal counsel to H.I.G. on the transaction. Vinson and Elkins LLP served as legal counsel to Northern Biogas on the transaction.

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