mergers and acquisitions

Spanish Funeral Firms Consider Merger

By Funeral Director Daily / October 25, 2018 /

The second and third largest funeral home firms in Spain are considering a merger according to this article from Reuters.  Santa Lucia’s subsidiary Albia and Mapfres’ subsidiary Funespana are the number two and three in funeral services in the country and are contemplating teaming up to become a company that would do about $229 million…

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Foundation Partners Acquires South Carolina Firm

By Funeral Director Daily / October 15, 2018 /

Last week we learned that Orlando based Foundation Partners Group had acquired The Island Funeral Home and Crematory and Cremation Simplified in Hilton Head, South Carolina.  According to a press release that you can read here, that purchase expanded Foundation Partner’s network of funeral homes in South Carolina to eleven locations. Funeral Director Daily take: …

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This is happening more and more. .and for good Reason

By Funeral Director Daily / October 10, 2018 /

I read an article that you can read here pertaining to what is announced as a merger, but in reality looks like an acquisition.  This announcement talks about two funeral homes in Ohio that have “merged” operations.  It is about the Billow Funeral Homes and Crematory and the Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.…

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In The News. . . .

By Funeral Director Daily / August 31, 2018 /

We will finish out the week letting you know some of the things that happened over the week without much editorial comment.  Have a great weekend and for those of our readers in the United States. . .Happy Labor Day on Monday!! Special Hearse for Aretha Franklin.  Click here to see a photo of the…

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Park Lawn CEO Interview

By Funeral Director Daily / April 30, 2018 /

If you are at all interested in learning about Canadian death care public company Park Lawn Corporation we came across this recent interview of their CEO Andrew Clark on the Capital Ideas portion of Small Cap Power.  It is a 4 minute interview that you can reach at the 12:00 minute mark of the program.…

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Matthews Announces Acquisition

By Funeral Director Daily / February 5, 2018 /

Last week Matthews International Corporation announced the acquisition of Star Granite & Bronze of Elberton, Georgia, for $41.2 million.  According to the release from Globe Newswire that you can read here, Star Granite & Bronze is a family-owned business that manufactures and distributes granite and other memorialization products to customers across the United States. The…

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