Essendant Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1922

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 6,400


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 6

  • Investments
  • 12

Essendant General Information


Distributor of workplace items intended to serve resellers and manufacturers. The company offers janitorial and break-room supplies, technology products, traditional office and industrial supplies, office furniture and other products.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Utility Supply Company, United Stationers
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Business Equipment and Supplies
Other Industries
Other Commercial Products
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • One Parkway North Boulevard
  • Suite 100
  • Deerfield, IL 60015
  • United States
+1 (847) 000-0000

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Essendant Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Essendant Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Business Equipment and Supplies
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Essendant Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Medco Tools Private Equity-Backed Philadelphia, PA 0000 000000000000
Uline Corporation Pleasant Prairie, WI 0000
Applied Industrial Technologies Corporation Cleveland, OH 0000 00000000
Duncan Private Equity-Backed Minneapolis, MN 00 000000000000 Corporation Trooper, PA 00
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Essendant Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Harry Dochelli President and Chief Executive Officer
David Boone Interim Chief Executive Officer
Ryon Wharton Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Chuck Crovitz Chairman
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Essendant Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 0000000 Essendant Chairman 000 0000
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Essendant Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Essendant Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Essendant Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Nestor Sales 31-Jul-2015 0000000000 000.00 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
G2S TOBEQ 27-Nov-2014 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale
Medco Tools 27-Nov-2014 0000000000 00000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
CPO Commerce 02-Jun-2014 0000000000 0000 Other Commercial Services
OKI Supply 01-Nov-2012 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
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Essendant Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
CPO Commerce Other Commercial Services Pasadena, CA 2004
G2S TOBEQ Distributors/Wholesale Montreal, Canada 0000
Nestor Sales Distributors/Wholesale Seminole, FL 0000
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Essendant Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Medco Tools 27-Nov-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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MBS Dev 01-Mar-2010 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 000000000
ORS Nasco 21-Dec-2007 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Essendant FAQs

  • When was Essendant founded?

    Essendant was founded in 1922.

  • Who is the CEO of Essendant?

    Harry Dochelli and David Boone are the CEOs of Essendant.

  • Where is Essendant headquartered?

    Essendant is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

  • What is the size of Essendant?

    Essendant has 6,400 total employees.

  • What industry is Essendant in?

    Essendant’s primary industry is Business Equipment and Supplies.

  • Is Essendant a private or public company?

    Essendant is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Essendant?

    The current valuation of Essendant is 00000.

  • What is Essendant’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Essendant is 00000.

  • Who are Essendant’s investors?

    Boise Cascade, Three Cities Research, United Stationers, and Wingate Partners have invested in Essendant.

  • Who are Essendant’s competitors?

    Medco Tools, Uline, Applied Industrial Technologies, Duncan, and are some of the 7 competitors of Essendant.

  • When was Essendant acquired?

    Essendant was acquired on 25-Jan-2019.

  • Who acquired Essendant?

    Essendant was acquired by Staples.

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