Carex Health Brands
Carex Health Brands, Inc.
Fund: V
Investment Date: September 2010
Exit Date: March 2014
Headquarters: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Carex Health Brands (“Carex”), headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a leading designer and marketer of branded home medical equipment. Carex produces and sells products under four brands – Carex, Apex, Bed Buddy and Thera-Med. Products include mobility aids, bath safety products, medication compliance aids, and hot/cold therapy products. Carex’s customers are primarily big box retailers, chain pharmacies, grocery stores and pharmaceutical distribution companies.

Merit invested both subordinated debt and equity in support of the acquisition.