MIAMI, FL – (July 7, 2015) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) today announced that its affiliate, Take 5 Oil Change (“Take 5” or “the Company”) has acquired Johns Creek Emission, LLC (or “Johns Creek”), a provider of retail quick lube and emission inspection services in Atlanta, Georgia. Johns Creek expands Take 5’s presence in the Atlanta and surrounding markets, which is a key strategic growth region for the Company. Take 5 continues to focus on strong brand recognition and site quality, and management will rebrand and convert Johns Creek to Take 5 over the coming months.
The Johns Creek purchase represents the Company’s first add-on acquisition since Trivest partnered with the Company in November 2011. The Company plans to continue to pursue additional add-on acquisitions to supplement the strong organic growth in the business.
About Take 5 Oil Change:
Headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana and founded in 1984, Take 5 Oil Change is a leading fast lube chain in the Southeastern United States, focused exclusively on oil changes and ancillary services, including windshield wiper and air filter replacements. Since 2005, the Company has more than doubled its footprint, becoming an industry leader in Louisiana and the Southeast through living its mission to “Change your oil, not your schedule.” Take 5’s success stems from its niche focus of providing superior speed and best-in-class service to consumers in a lower pressure sales environment. Customers stay in their car, are provided with a complimentary beverage and are offered a simple list of service options. Take 5 can complete an oil change in approximately five to seven minutes of in-bay time, less than one-third the industry average. Please visit www.take5oilchange.com.
Trivest Partners is a private investment firm that focuses on partnering with founder/family owned businesses in the United States and Canada. Since its founding in 1981, Trivest has completed more than 225 transactions, totaling in excess of $5.5 billion in value. For additional information, please visit www.trivest.com.