Audax Portfolio Companies

Since its inception in 1999, Audax Group has found success by investing in niche market leaders where there is an opportunity to build value through consolidation. Through many notable acquisitions, Audax has built significant experience in the food service and business services industries.

Current Investment

• Leader for HVAC, BAS, and Plumbing services in the greater Midwest region
• Acquired 10 acquisitions during Audax ownership

Current Investment

• National leader in commercial kitchen equipment services
• Carved the business out of Ecolab Equipment Care in 2017 and have acquired 5 businesses since then

Current Investment

• Leading provider of recurring fire and life safety repair, service and inspection services throughout the US
• Acquired 5 acquisitions during Audax ownership

Exited June 2019

Completed 13 acquisitions, with the vision of creating a national leader in the foodservice and janitorial supplies

Exited March 2019

• National leader in commercial refrigeration services
• Acquired 8 businesses during Audax ownership

Exited August 2014

• Created a national distributor for foodservice equipment/supplies for chain restaurants
• Grew revenue from $250MM to approximately $1.0B and completed 6 add-on acquisitions

Exited March 2014

• Leading U.S. provider of knife sharpening rental and exchange services to restaurants, commercial kitchens, and other establishments
• Acquired 26 businesses during Audax ownership