MERK Capital has over the past several years been able to partner up with a wide range of investors, including both high net worth individuals, family offices and institutional groups to invest in businesses that range in size from $20 million to $2.5 billion in revenues. MERK’s unique structure allows it to co-invest with various groups to provide the right capital structure for the continued success of the company.
Renue Systems, Inc.
MERK Capital formed a close partnership with Renue Systems in 2016. Renue Systems is the leading provider of specialty cleaning services to the hospitality industry. The company provides various deep cleaning services that include carpet tile and grout cleaning, pet and smoke clean-up, flood remediation, marble restoration as well as a dozen other specialty cleaning services to hotels and resorts, many of whom have chosen Renue Systems as its preferred vendor. With nearly 30 offices in five countries, the company is both an operator and franchisor. MERK has teamed up with the principals of Renue Systems to look for janitorial and other specialized cleaning service companies that compliment and expand the management team expertise in this area. www.renuesystems.com
American Standard Kitchen and Bath
MERK Capital was provided the opportunity to co-invest with Bain Capital to acquire American Standard Kitchen and Bath division. American Standard Kitchen and Bath division was acquired in October 2007 at a purchase price of $1.8 billion. MERK Capital was instrumental in identifying and implementing numerous strategic initiatives that supported a conservative valuation to acquire American Standard Kitchen and Bath division.
MERK invested in a RBS LLC a building products company based in Indiana. MERK co-invested alongside of Pathway Partners and the management team to acquire the business. Over the life of the investment the company was able to grow thru acquisitions and internal growth. MERK provided financial and operational expertise which allows the company to enter new markets and grow beyond its traditional geographic presence.