Funeral Director Daily

A Seeking Alpha opinion on the proposed Park Lawn sale

By Funeral Director Daily / June 14, 2024 /

  “The company’s attractive business model and growth potential made it appealing to private equity buyers.” . . That’s one of the three bullet point remarks about the proposed Park Lawn Corporation sale made at the beginning of this piece by Sandpiper Investment Research that was published Wednesday, June 12 by Seeking Alpha.   Here’s…

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With “Sunset app” you can now help your families settle estates and collect a commission for doing so

By Funeral Director Daily / June 13, 2024 /

    According to information that I have believed reliable not every death requires an estate attorney to settle an estate.  However, with every death in which there are assets left somebody has to find those assets and distribute them to the heirs.   I recently came across a product, Sunset, that advertises that “(The…

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NYC’s Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home celebrating 125 Years

By Funeral Director Daily / June 12, 2024 /

  It was back in 1926 that 31-year old movie star Rudolph Valentino died in New York City.  The Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home was selected to serve the family and that funeral probably changed the direction of the funeral home. . . now sometimes referred to as “The funeral home to the stars“.  …

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Is Park Lawn Corporation now “In play”?

By Funeral Director Daily / June 11, 2024 /

    Last Monday, June 3, Park Lawn Corporation (PLC) made an announcement through this press release that they had an agreement to be acquired by Viridian Acquisition Inc., a company formed with assets of Homesteaders Life Company and Birch Hill Equity Partners.  The announcement stated that Viridian would “purchase all of the issued and…

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These guys believe cash-flow is king. . . .

By Funeral Director Daily / June 10, 2024 /

    A recent episode of the podcast “Two Guys and a Question” brings up the topic “What happens when there is too much month at the end of the Money?”   Industry experts Danny Jefferson and Alan Creedy discuss the importance of keeping the cash-flowing in your business during this 11-minute podcast.  You can…

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Why Private Equity?

By Funeral Director Daily / June 10, 2024 /

  If you follow the Death Care financial markets, and even if you don’t but are involved in funeral service, it would have been hard for you to miss the number of “take-private” company movements from public company domains in the last couple of years.   I’m reminded of this by last week’s announcement that…

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Tomorrow Funerals. . . . On to something?

By Funeral Director Daily / June 7, 2024 /

    “. . . . delivers a compassionate and thoughtful approach to saying goodbye to loved ones“.  That’s a quote from one of the testamonials that I discovered when I looked up Tomorrow Funerals of Australia.   I come across a lot of things when I am researching articles for Funeral Director Daily.  And,…

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Hydrogen energy being tested to potentially “green up” cremation

By Funeral Director Daily / June 6, 2024 /

    In what is what we believe to be a first around the world, the Worthing Crematorium in southern Great Britain has become the first to have one of its cremation chambers switch to hydrogen energy.  In what has became known as the “Worthing HyCrem Project”, one of the three cremators at the Worthing…

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Is your funeral home charging enough?

By Funeral Director Daily / June 5, 2024 /

    McDonald’s CEO Joe Erlinger was taken aback enough last week to write a letter to the consumer public about the idea that the cost of a Big Mac meal was now over $18.  For some reason that price number went viral and because of that consumers were thought to be avoiding McDonald’s restauarants.…

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Park Lawn drops a bombshell: Company announces it is going private

By Funeral Director Daily / June 4, 2024 /

    In news that was announced late on Monday, funeral home and cemetery operator Park Lawn Corporation announced that the company is planning on being taken private through a partnership that includes Birch Hill Equity Partners Management and an affiliate of Homesteaders Life Company, Viridian Acquisition.   Here is the press release that Park…

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