Journey Group Acquires Four Texas Businesses

New Orleans, LA, November 18, 2016: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the acquisition of four Texas-based businesses located in the NorthSouth corridor of Fort Worth to Corpus Christi. The Journey Group’s co-founder and CEO Larry Merington stressed: “This is just the beginning; we aspire to be the firm of choice for professionals in our industry that wish to sell their businesses, a firm that owners feel confident will continue their life’s work and secure their reputation.” With significant capitalization supporting the company, The Journey Group focuses on helping independent funeral home and cemetery owners transition their businesses. In doing so, The Journey Group maintains the local brand identity of the facilities it acquires, however, modern systems and business practices are implemented to improve performance and address the need to adapt to today's personalization demands of families.

The Journey Group specializes in tailoring the transition of businesses to ensure legacy and reputation are preserved in the community; the group wants owners to be confident that The Journey Group is the firm of choice as a successor. Co-founder and COO, Glenn McMillen adds: “We have a tremendous team with nearly 100 years of operating experience in the industry. We offer so much to owners looking to transition their business — we understand their world, know we can structure the transition to their needs and wants and thereafter operate the business with the same ownership mentality.” About The Journey Group: The Journey Group management team has over 100 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 businesses in metropolitan areas throughout the country — this includes funeral homes, cemeteries, and cremation opportunities.

For further information and a conversation on your plans to ensure the future of your firm, please contact:

Larry Merington

President and Chief Executive Officer

V: (713) 305.5788

Glenn McMillen

Chief Operating Officer

V: (281) 757.1130

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