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Company of Merchants Named a “Deal of the Year” Winner by the Association for Corporate Growth Houston 


Awarded recognizes COM for its acquisition of Houston-based C&D Scrap Metal

HOUSTON, TX (May 2, 2023) – Company of Merchants, a leading owner-operator of premier industrial facilities in the Gulf Coast region, including metal recycling, vehicle storage, and collision facilities, announces today it is a recipient of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Houston Deal of the Year Award.

Company of Merchants won in the Industrial Services – Corporate Strategic Acquisition category for its acquisition of Houston’s most well-known recycling company, C&D Scrap Metal. The deal expands C&D’s presence to three facilities throughout Houston, increasing customer accessibility to state-of-the-art facilities that are innovative in design, operation, and service. That service includes transparent weighing, competitive pricing, technological enhancements, and safe environments.

The criteria for the nominations included a transaction value range, industry focus, type of transaction, and anecdotal commentary on what makes the deal unique. A panel of esteemed judges, including business leaders and educators throughout Houston, evaluated deals based on submissions, overall story, economic and strategic impact, stakeholder value, and professional expertise.

“The acquisition of C&D into the Company of Merchants portfolio was an exciting development for our company, and we worked diligently to ensure that this transaction would meet the goals of all parties involved,” says Beau Landry, CEO of Company of Merchants. “We are honored to be recognized by ACG Houston in its Industrial Services category of the 2023 Deal of the Year award program.”

 The ACG Houston Deal of the Year program celebrates Houston’s booming middle-market deal community, honoring the deals and dealmakers who drive middle-market growth and their success in generating job growth, capital formation, and the advancement of meaningful business relationships in the Houston community. The sixth annual awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, April 25th, 2023, at the River Oaks Country Club in Houston.

About Company of Merchants

Company of Merchants is an owner-operator of premier industrial facilities in the Gulf Coast region, including existing investments in metal recycling facilities, vehicle storage facilities, and collision centers.  The organization focuses on strategic mergers and acquisitions of companies within these verticals and others in the industrial landscape.

About C&D Scrap Metal

C&D Scrap Metal (C&D), part of the Company of Merchants family of brands, is the Greater Houston area’s premier metal recycling provider. Its state-of-the-art facilities provide a safe, clean, and convenient environment for households and businesses looking for environmentally-responsible scrap metal recycling services. C&D accepts all types of metal, such as copper, aluminum, stainless steel, brass, and more and provides quality scrap metal recycling services through the handling, processing, and shipping of non-ferrous and ferrous materials.

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