Ace Hardware Overview

  • Founded
  • 1924

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 9,816

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 7

Ace Hardware General Information


Operator of a chain of hardware stores intended to offer a range of hardware products. The company's stores offer paint, lawn and garden, tools, business supplies and local niche services, enabling customers to fix, repair and maintain their home or business.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Department Stores
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 2200 Kensington Court
  • Oak Brook, IL 60523
  • United States
+1 (630) 000-0000

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Ace Hardware Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Ace Hardware Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Oak Brook, IL
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Ace Hardware Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Do It Best Corporation Fort Wayne, IN 0000
0000000 0000000 00 Corporation Minneapolis, MN
0000 00000 Private Equity-Backed Chicago, IL 0000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
0000000 Private Equity-Backed Framingham, MA 00000 00000 000000000 00 00000
000000 00000 00000 Formerly PE-Backed Stockholm, Sweden 000 000000&0
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Ace Hardware Executive Team (8)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
John Venhuizen President & Chief Executive Officer
William Guzik Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer
Kane Calamari Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer & President, Ace Hardware Foundation
Kim Lefko Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
John Surane Executive Vice President & Chief Merchandising and Sales Officer
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Ace Hardware 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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Ace Hardware Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 0000 06-Sep-2019 0000000000 Real Estate Services (B2C) 0000 0000
000 0000000 03-Oct-2017 0000000000 Information Services (B2C) 0000 0000
000000 000000 05-Jan-2015 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
00000 000000 20-Feb-2014 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale 0000 0000
Westlake Ace Hardware 17-Dec-2012 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Specialty Retail
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Ace Hardware Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Westlake Ace Hardware Specialty Retail Lenexa, KS 1905
00000 000000 Distributors/Wholesale Oak Brook, IL 0000
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Ace Hardware Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000 0000000 03-Oct-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
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00000000 31-Dec-1999 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
OurHouse 03-Sep-1999 Early Stage VC 00.00 Completed
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