Incline invests in Continental Batteries

Incline Equity Partners made an undisclosed investment in Dallas-based Continental Batteries, a distributor of aftermarket batteries for the automotive, commercial, golf, marine and industrial markets.


Incline Equity Partners (“Incline”), a Pittsburgh-based lower middle market private equity firm, announces an investment in Continental Batteries (“Continental” or the “Company”).

Established in 1932 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Continental is a leading distributor of aftermarket batteries to the automotive, commercial, golf, marine and industrial markets. The Company’s brand is highly regarded and firmly established across the industry.

Through its multi-location branch network, Continental provides regular, on-premise delivery to customers in major cities, as well as to those in regional and rural areas.

“It was important for us to find a partner that could support our growth within the existing footprint as well as in new geographies,” said Jim McCann, President of Continental. “With Incline’s partnership, we will be able to not only serve our current clients better, but also serve new markets.”

In addition to the expansion opportunities, Incline was attracted to the strong value proposition Continental brings to its customers. “The technical knowledge of the team, rapid delivery and value-added services make Continental a critical distributor for its customers,” said John Morley, Managing Director with Incline.