The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
The company will use the proceeds for growth and development.
Led by Elliott Bouillion, President and CEO, RES provides ecological solutions including environmental conservation and restoration activities such as permitting restored wetlands, streams, and species habitats to preserve land, enhance water quality, and protect wildlife.
Its commercial solutions allow clients to manage risk from operations in environmentally sensitive areas.
RES delivers a suite of ecological services to its clients, providing proactive impact analyses for development projects, to streamline the regulatory permitting process, executing and delivering conservation and restoration activities, and limiting liability and regulatory exposure when impacts cannot be avoided.
Founded in 2007, the company has served several hundred companies across numerous industries, including electric transmission and distribution, renewable energy, commercial developers, industrial plants, auto manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, petrochemicals, and local, state and federal governments.
KKR is making the investment from its eleventh Americas Private Equity investment fund and RES will participate in KKR’s Green Solutions Platform, which supports environmental initiatives at KKR portfolio companies across three areas: eco-efficiency, eco-innovation, and/or eco-solutions.