Skylands Energy Service, Raritan, N.J., acquired the full-service energy supply business of M.J. Neill, Bernardsville, N. J.
For more than 100 years, M.J. Neill has been a family-owned and -operated business serving New Jersey residential and light commercial customers. Established in 1917 by David W. Neill, the business is now in its fourth generation with President David A. Neill as its owner. Over the years the company has changed along with the energy industry having evolved from coal to heating oil to offering service and propane for cylinder exchange and diesel fuel for commercial vehicles.
Skylands Energy is a family-owned and -operated HVAC company, offering service for home heating and cooling systems. Additionally, the company delivers home heating oil to homes throughout Central New Jersey. The transaction closed on January 18. Cetane Associates (www.cetane.net) served as the sole arranger and financial advisor to M.J. Neill.