Tag: funeral home suppliers

Business

Do you know your vendors?

There is an incredible amount of trust in the death care business.  Families trust funeral directors to care for their most prized possessions — their loved ones who die.  And, good funeral directors know of that trust and do everything within their power to diligently carry out the requests of families who put that trust in them. Funeral homes, sometimes backed by generations of fine service put their reputations on the line everyday by how they carry out the services […]

Finance

Can Providence get $1 Billion for funeral group

It was only two years ago that many of us were introduced to a major player in the global private equity industry named Providence Equity Partners.  According to this article which appeared on the American Funeral Association blog in December 2018, Providence had made inquiries into many companies in businesses that I will define as “businesses that support funeral homes in the death care industry”.   They were not like the acquisition consolidators that we all have known about that target […]