Marcone Broadcasts Acquisition of Munch’s Provide


ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —  Marcone, a number one distributor of house equipment, HVAC, and plumbing restore components and tools throughout North America and present portfolio firm of Genstar Capital, right this moment introduced that it has acquired Munch’s Provide (“Munch’s”), a main distributor of HVAC tools, components and provides from Ridgemont Fairness Companions. The acquisition instantly establishes Marcone as a frontrunner within the HVAC sector and, mixed with its latest acquisition of plumbing distributor Skilled Plumbing Group (“PPG”), dramatically expands its companies to the house. Ridgemont and the Munch’s administration workforce will retain a significant minority stake within the mixed entity.

Based in 1956, Munch’s Provide is a number one provider of HVAC and plumbing substitute components and tools. Headquartered in Hillside, IL, Munch’s sells roughly 135,00 SKUs throughout 65 services with a workforce of roughly 1,100 workers. With the addition of Munch’s, Marcone now operates in three massive, rising markets throughout the house (home equipment, HVAC and plumbing) servicing hundreds of thousands of houses, 43,000 technicians and bigger strategic prospects reminiscent of property managers, retailers, house guarantee and ecommerce suppliers with tens of hundreds of thousands of components offered yearly throughout its 113 places all through the US and Canada. Marcone additionally affords a rising suite of companies and know-how to its prospects together with coaching, payroll, insurance coverage, stock administration and area service administration.

Jim Souers, Chief Government Officer of Marcone, acknowledged, “Munch’s has constructed a strategic partnership with the preeminent {industry} OEMs, providing the best high quality and most trusted manufacturers available in the market. Prospects worth their partnership with Munch’s, and we hope to construct on the relationships they’ve established to supply further services and products. As we additional construct Marcone as a accomplice serving the equipment, HVAC and plumbing sectors, I stay up for working with Bob Munch and his workforce to leverage the core tenets of Munch’s philosophy together with its popularity as an M&A acquiror of alternative within the HVAC sector.”

Bob Munch, Chief Government of Munch’s, stated, “We’ve constructed Munch’s over the many years right into a one-stop-shop that ensures our prospects have a constant and trusted accomplice to entry the {industry}’s most iconic manufacturers, enabling them to carry out important set up, restore and repair work with minimal downtime. Our rising eCommerce presence can even present best-in-class know-how capabilities and ship seamless integration with our suppliers and prospects. Munch’s native strategy to serving the wants of suppliers, prospects, and workers is a powerful cultural match with Marcone, and we stay up for changing into a part of their household and constructing Marcone’s HVAC service capabilities to broader geographies.”

Rob Rutledge, Managing Director at Genstar Capital, stated, “Munch’s is a terrific enterprise that matches squarely into Jim’s thesis of being the hub for components and companies to the house. We’re excited to accomplice with Bob, Ridgemont and the Munch’s workforce to speed up the expansion of the platform, together with via natural initiatives to higher serve our mixed buyer base and continued M&A alternatives within the sizable HVAC and plumbing markets.”

Jack Purcell, Managing Associate at Ridgemont, added, “Alongside Bob and his workforce, we expanded the Munch’s platform into a number of new states, entered the Canadian market and considerably diversified the corporate’s product providing. Even years earlier than our funding in Munch’s Provide, we admired the corporate’s legacy as a trusted accomplice to suppliers and prospects on the native stage, and we’re more than happy to hitch forces with Genstar and Marcone, an {industry} chief within the equipment market with an excellent popularity as a solutions-oriented supplier.”

Baird and Houlihan Lokey served as monetary advisors to Munch’s. BMO Capital Markets served as monetary advisor to Genstar and Marcone. Alston & Hen served as authorized counsel to Munch’s. Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP served as authorized counsel to Genstar and Marcone.

About Marcone
Marcone is a licensed distributor for main manufacturers reminiscent of Whirlpool, Electrolux, Common Electrical, Maytag, Bosch, Samsung, L-G and plenty of extra. By means of its huge distribution community, Marcone provides the biggest stock of authentic substitute components within the nation for family home equipment reminiscent of fridges, ranges, dishwashers, microwaves, washers, and dryers.  Marcone exports globally and likewise operates a complete coaching institute providing high quality enterprise and technical coaching. Headquartered in St. Louis, Marcone operates 113 services, has roughly 2,000 workers, and serves roughly 43,000 technician prospects. For extra info, go to

About Munch’s Provide
Munch’s Provide was based in 1956 by Willard Munch, who needed to develop a neighborhood supply {of electrical} provides for space contractors. At this time, the Firm has greater than 1,000 workers centered on supplying heating, cooling and plumbing {industry} contractors with high quality merchandise and distinctive service. Proudly celebrating its sixty fifth yr in enterprise in 2021, Munch’s Provide operates with a dedication to service as a number one distributor for trusted manufacturers reminiscent of American Customary, Trane, Mitsubishi, Rheem, IPEX, AO Smith, Kohler, Tempstar, Keeprite and Frigidaire. By means of Munch’s Holdings, LLC, it operates Munch’s Provide, Tommark, O’Connor Firm, Consolation Air Distributing, C&L Provide HVAC and Plumbing, API of NH and Delta T, Marks Provide and TML Provide which proceed to function the premier sources for HVAC and plumbing tools and provides to contractors all through North America.

About Genstar Capital
Genstar Capital ( is a number one non-public fairness agency that has been actively investing in top quality corporations for over 30 years.  Primarily based in San Francisco, Genstar works in partnership with its administration groups and its community of strategic advisors to remodel its portfolio corporations into industry-leading companies. Genstar at present has roughly $33 billion of belongings below administration and targets investments centered on focused segments of the monetary companies, industrials, healthcare, and software program industries.

About Ridgemont Fairness Companions
Ridgemont Fairness Companions is a Charlotte-based center market buyout and development fairness investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested over $5.5 billion. The agency focuses on fairness investments as much as $250 million and makes use of a confirmed, industry-focused funding strategy and repeatable worth creation methods. 

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