Audax-backed Smart Care acquires REMCO

Smart Care Equipment Solutions, which is backed by Audax Private Equity, has acquired Pelham, Alabama-based Restaurant Equipment Maintenance Corporation, a equipment parts and repair company. No financial terms were disclosed.


Smart Care Equipment Solutions, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announces the acquisition of Restaurant Equipment Maintenance Corporation

Restaurant Equipment Maintenance Corporation (“REMCO” or the “Company”) is a Pelham, Alabama-based restaurant equipment parts and repair company. The Company has offices in the southeast, including Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee. They service the top brands in the full service restaurant, convenience store, quick service restaurant, and healthcare market segments.

Smart Care Equipment Solutions (“Smart Care”), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (“Audax”), has completed the acquisition of REMCO, representing the company’s first add-on acquisition, coming six months after Audax’ investment in Smart Care in November 2017. REMCO expands Smart Care’s geographic footprint in the Southeast U.S. giving Smart Care a platform for growth in the region.

Smart Care is a leading provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair and maintenance services to commercial food service operators in the U.S., serving 40,000 customer locations across 25 states with 500 technicians and 400 subcontractors. This is Smart Care’s first acquisition since Audax invested in the company with the goal of becoming the preferred national provider.