The Dwyer Group, Inc. is a leading operator of multiple franchise concepts, primarily related to home maintenance and repair; the company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waco, TX.
The Dwyer Group is one of the world's largest franchising organizations with more than 1,300 North American-based franchisees, close to 300 franchisees operating through international master licenses and over 35 company-owned glass stores under the brand name Portland Glass®.
The Dwyer Group has developed a highly efficient model with a focus on strong franchise support and superior customer service while fostering a unique corporate culture based on a shared Code of Values™.
Each of the company's concepts provides need-based services, such as plumbing and appliance repair, that are critical for proper maintenance and often urgent in nature.
The Dwyer Group is majority owned by TZP Group, a New York-based private equity firm, and has available growth capital and credit capacity to execute acquisitions in a prompt manner.
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The Dwyer Group is looking to acquire franchisors that provide services dedicated to maintenance or repairs in the residential and light commercial market. The company is open to acquiring companies that both enhance existing concepts and new franchisor concepts, such as: lawn-care services, pest-control services, cleaning / maid services, painting services, roofing services, pool services, moving services, energy consulting / audit services and other home services.
The Dwyer Group is interested in franchisors that can leverage its existing platform, which includes a strong franchise sales team, experienced franchisee support and training service team, extensive IT and marketing infrastructures, etc.
Financial Profile - Proven track record of profitability with a minimum EBITDA of $2 million.
Geography - Primarily domestic focus, but open to certain International markets.
Services - Residential and light commercial repair and maintenance services.
Owned vs. Franchise - Majority of the operations should be franchised.
Chairwoman & CEO
The Dwyer Group