ImageFIRST acquires two of its Franchisees 

ImageFIRST, a leading provider of laundry services for the healthcare industry, recently announced the acquisition of two of its franchisees, the St. Louis and Seattle / Portland locations.  Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. The acquisitions were supported by Calera Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm that acquired a majority stake in the company in Oktober 2018.

The Seattle / Portland franchise expands ImageFIRST’s corporate presence into the Pacific Northwest. The St. Louis franchise adds to the Faultless Linen operation acquired by ImageFIRST last month and further expands the service portfolio in Missouri.

The company intends to expand its national foodprint through a combination of organic growth and the acquisition of these two additional franchisees represents the third and fourth completed acquisitions in 2019. With 41 locations nationwide the company states to serve over 14,000 medical facilities every week.