Profile Previews

Get a glimpse into our company and investor data—powered by the PitchBook Platform



Essendant Inc is a wholesale distributor of workplace items. The company's products are divided into categories including: janitorial and break-room supplies, such as foodservice, safety and security, and paper and packaging items; technology products, such as computer supplies; traditional office supplies, including writing instruments, paper products, organisers, and calendars; industrial supplies, such as hand and power tools, welding products, automotive tools, and equipment; and office furniture, including desks, storage solutions, and other furniture. Essendant's customers include dealers, mail-order companies, sanitary supply distributors, store chains, and others. The company operates through four segments: business and facility essentials, ORS industrial, CPO, and automotive.

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
Primary Office
  • One Parkway North Boulevard
  • Suite 100
  • Deerfield, IL 60015
  • United States

+1 (847) 000-0000

Essendant Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
Debt Status

This information is reserved for PitchBook Platform users. To explore Essendant‘s full profile, request access.

Request full access to PitchBook

Essendant Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
S. P. Richards Failed Transaction (M&A) Smyrna, GA 000000&0
00000 Formerly PE-Backed Paris, France 00000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
000000 Corporation Saint Paul, MN 00000 000000000
000000 00000000 00 Corporation Appleton, WI 000
00000 0000000000 Private Debt Financed Las Vegas, NV 000 0000 000000000 0000
To view this company’s complete list of competitors, request access »

Essendant Investments & Acquisitions (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 00000 31-Jul-2015 000000000000000000 000.00 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000000
000 É00000000 00 0 27-Nov-2014 000000000000000000 Distributors/Wholesale
00000 00000 27-Nov-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 000000
000 00000000 02-Jun-2014 000000000000000000 0000 Industrial Supplies and Parts
OKI Supply 01-Nov-2012 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 000000
To view this company’s complete investment and acquisition history, request access »

Essendant Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 00000 27-Nov-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 000000000
MBS Dev 01-Mar-2010 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
To view this company’s complete exits history, request access »

Essendant Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
CPO Commerce Industrial Supplies and Parts Pasadena, CA 2003
000 É00000000 00 0 Distributors/Wholesale Dorval, Canada 0000
000000 00000 Distributors/Wholesale Seminole, FL 0000
0000000 Distributors/Wholesale Deerfield, IL 0000
To view this company’s complete subsidiary history, request access »

Essendant Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

This information is reserved for PitchBook Platform users. To explore Essendant‘s full profile, request access.

Request full access to PitchBook

Essendant Executive Team (22)

Name Title Board
Harry Dochelli President
Nicole Enberg Senior Manager, General Accounting/Merger & Acquisitions
Elizabeth Meloy Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development
Lan Miao Analyst of Corporate Development

18 Former Executives

You’re viewing 4 of 22 executives. Get the full list »

Essendant Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
0000000 0000000 Essendant Chairman 000 0000
00000 00000 Self Board Member 000 0000

2 Former Board Members

You’re viewing 2 of 4 board members. Get the full list »