CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Firehouse Casual Living, is a well-known retail store specializing in fireplaces, patio furniture, grills, and other outdoor living items, has officially been sold to new owners by Viking Mergers & Acquisitions. Firehouse Casual Living was founded by Debs Pedigo who has since grown the business to become one of the largest outdoor living stores in the Southeast, with 4 locations throughout North Carolina.
After 34 years in the business, Debs Pedigo made the decision to sell Firehouse Casual Living using the services of Viking Mergers and Acquisitions. Greg Ponder and John Arrup facilitated the deal. "Firehouse is a fantastic business with tremendous growth opportunity," says Greg Ponder, of Viking Mergers. "Within days of listing the business, we had dozens of inquiries. We just needed to find the right buyer," Greg Ponder continues.
Within just 5 months of listing the business, Greg Ponder and John Arrup of Viking Mergers were able to secure a perfect match: Grant Henegan. With an extensive background in the corporate sector, Grant was anxious to test his entrepreneurial skills in the middle market business realm and Firehouse Causal Living appeared to be a fantastic opportunity. Debs Pedigo could not be happier with the outcome. "Greg Ponder did a great job representing me," says Debs Pedigo. "I always felt like Viking Mergers made confidentiality a top priority during the process."
Grant Henegan plans to diversify the product lines offered at Firehouse and expand further throughout the Southeast.
About Viking Mergers & Acquisitions
Founded in 1996 by Brad and Jay Offerdahl, Viking Mergers & Acquisitions was established with the vision of providing customized exit strategies and M&A mitigation to middle market business owners. Since their inception, Viking Mergers & Acquisitions has sold over 500 businesses across the Southeast. Their intermediaries have over 100 years of collective experience in business transactions and nearly 75% have owned a business of their own. Viking proudly boasts a closing rate that is 3x the national average and businesses that sell for 95+% of their asking price.
To learn more about Viking Mergers & Acquisitions, please contact their office today at (704) 676-0940, or visit http://www.vikingmergers.com to see active business listings or request a valuation for your business.
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