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.

U.S Cabinet Depot

MERK Capital partnered with The Riverside Group to invest alongside the owner of U.S. Cabinet Depot. U.S Cabinet Depot is a leading national wholesale distributor of ready-to-assemble (RTA) kitchen and bath cabinetry products based in Marietta, Georgia. Founded in 2012 by an industry veteran, USCD sells premium quality cabinetry and related accessories at a value price point to a diversified base of kitchen and bath dealers and home builders, with market-leading customer service and distribution capabilities. The company manages a global supply chain and fulfills deliveries in a timely manner through multiple distribution facilities across the United States. MERK and Riverside Group closed on U.S. Cabinet Depot in February 2024.

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.

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.