New Orleans, LA, July 24, 2017: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of two Alabama-based firms totaling three funeral homes and two cemeteries.
The Journey Group’s CEO, Larry Merington, commented: “From the start, we were very impressed with the quality operations of these firms and how they fit so well into our approach for serving families. With the transaction now completed, each location views the result as a three way win: the owners transition their legacy to a trusted successor, families will soon enjoy broader services and product offerings and The Journey Group inherits two great business partners in Alabama.”
With significant capitalization supporting the company, The Journey Group focuses on helping independent funeral home and cemetery owners transition their businesses. The Journey Group specializes in tailoring the transition to ensure legacy and reputation are preserved in the community; The Journey Group wants owners to be confident in their choice of a successor.
COO, Glenn McMillen, added: “We have great confidence in the people that operate our two new partner companies. Combined with our know how in improving the experience families enjoy when in our care, together as a combined operations team we will realize many future successes.”
About The Journey Group: The Journey Group management team has over 140 years of combined acquisition and operating experience in the death-care profession having served in senior leadership positions with responsibility for over $1B in revenues. The group is engaged in acquiring and operating independently owned death-care facilities in metropolitan areas throughout the country — this includes funeral homes, cemeteries, and cremation opportunities.