Small Business Deal Advisors (“SBDA”) is pleased to announce the successful sale of Merry Maids of Mobile, Alabama to an individual investor.
Established in 1996, Merry Maids of Mobile, AL provides a comprehensive suite of residential cleaning services to a large, exclusive territory covering Mobile, Fairhope, Grand Bay, Montrose, Irvington, and more. Merry Maids designs cleaning programs that are tailored to specific customer needs. The Company offers cleaning options for every room with services that include dusting, vacuuming, mopping, trash removal, and more.
Larry and Debby Weigel, founders of Merry Maids of Mobile, have owned multiple Merry Maids franchises for many years. They sought a new owner for Merry Maids of Mobile so that they can transition into semi-retirement.
Merry Maids of Mobile was acquired by Chris Hurst. “When I came across this opportunity, I fell in love with the brand and concept,” commented Chris. “The location is beautiful, and the Weigels have turned it into a successful franchise territory. I’m happy to continue serving their loyal customers.”
“We are very happy to have Merry Maids Mobile taken over by Chris,” said Debby Weigel. “We feel confident that he’ll be an excellent owner and that he’ll take good care of our customers and employees, and continue to grow the Company. Best of luck to Chris, and thanks to Doug and the SBDA team for their help throughout the process.”
SBDA Advisor, Doug Yntema, managed the successful transaction, coordinating with the buyer, seller, Merry Maids Corporate, and the SBDA team to close the deal.
About Merry Maids
Merry Maids is an international franchisor which sells and supports residential cleaning services franchises throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Merry Maids was founded in 1979, and joined with ServiceMaster in 1988. ServiceMaster is a publicly-traded Fortune 1000 company with over 7,000 company-owned and franchise locations around the world. Operating through several brands, ServiceMaster provides professional home cleaning, janitorial services, termite and pest control, home warranties, disaster response and restoration, furniture repair, and home inspections.
SBDA advised Merry Maids of Mobile on the sale through the development of marketing materials, comprehensive marketing of the acquisition opportunity, and consulting through the negotiation, due diligence, and closing periods. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.