By: Patty Tascarella and Anya Litvak

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. announced Thursday that it has acquired a controlling interest in Environmental Express Inc., a Mount Pleasant, S.C-based company. The deal included an investment made by PNC Equity Partners II LP, and a direct equity investment by a separate affiliate of PNC.

Senior debt for the transaction was provided by NXT Capital, Chicago, PNC (NYSE:PNC) said.

According to Environmental Express’s March 18th filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it raised $35.5 million through a debt and equity offering.

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Originally posted on Pittsburgh Business Times March 31, 2011