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Authority Brands Acquires US Franchisor Color World Housepainting
Friday 14 January 2022

US-based home service company Authority Brands has acquired Color World Housepainting, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition marks the ninth brand addition for Authority Brands since October 2018, with Color World Housepainting representing the company's eleventh brand in its home service portfolio.

Founded by Tom Hodgson in 1997, Color World Housepainting has grown since its early days serving the Midwest and now has 20 franchise locations throughout the United States.

Color World's team of painters is experienced in both interior and exterior projects.

They also offer add-on services such as holiday lighting design and installation, power washing, gutter installation and repair, and minor drywall and carpentry work.

Companies under the Authority Brands umbrella include leading home service brands The Cleaning Authority, Homewatch CareGivers, America's Swimming Pool Company, Mosquito Squad, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Mister Sparky, One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning, Monster Tree Service, DoodyCalls and Stop Restoration.

They operate across the residential cleaning, at-home care, swimming pool repair and maintenance, pest control services, plumbing, electrical and heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, tree care, pet waste removal and restoration sectors, respectively.

Authority Brands supports individual franchisee growth by providing marketing, technology and operational tools and resources.

Boxwood Partners represented Color World Housepainting and acted as their financial advisor for the transaction.

Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Authority Brands' companies include 11 home service franchisors.
Date Published: 14/01/2022