Beacon Sales
Beacon Sales Acquisition, Inc.
Fund: III
Investment Date: November 2000
Exit Date: September 2004
Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts

Beacon Sales Acquisition, Inc. (“Beacon”), headquartered in Boston, is a distributor of roofing products to the Eastern and Southeastern United States and Eastern Canada with a broad product offering to meet the requirements of commercial and residential roofing contractors, builders, general contractors, and retailers. Beacon’s branches typically sell in excess of 3,000 SKUs. Beacon serves the residential and commercial roofing markets, with the majority of its work representing re-roofing versus new construction.

Merit provided subordinated debt with warrants to finance two major add-on acquisitions.