Audax Private Equity acquires Rensa Filtration

Audax Private Equity has acquired air filtration products manufacturer Rensa Filtration.

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Founded in 2017 by industry veteran Brandon Ost and private investment partners, Rensa Filtration is a family of companies focused on air filtration. Rensa Filtration’s manufacturing and distribution footprint includes facilities in Maryland, Illinois, Michigan, and Texas, USA. Products are marketed across a range of brands including Rensa, Custom Filter, Viskon-Aire, Permatron, D Mark and Air Filters Inc.

Ost will continue to lead Rensa Filtration as CEO, alongside the existing management team, who also collectively will maintain a significant ownership position in the company.

“Since our founding, Rensa has honoured its commitment to engineering excellence, continuous improvement and innovation –and Audax’s investment is a critical piece of our overall strategy as we continue to build a world-class filtration business,” said Ost. “We believe Rensa has never been better positioned for growth, and look forward to benefiting from Audax’s proven expertise and value-add resources.”

In its partnership with Audax, Rensa will continue to look to acquire high-growth companies.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Brandon and the talented team at Rensa to help drive growth, both organically and through strategic M&A,” said Joe Rogers, managing director at Audax Private Equity. “With our investment, Rensa will be well-positioned to deepen relationships with key customers and channels, expand the company’s manufacturing footprint and capabilities, and increase exposure to rapidly growing markets.”

Andrew Oliver, managing director at Audax Private Equity, added: “Rensa is a distinguished leader in the air filtration manufacturing space, with a highly diversified product portfolio across key end markets. We look forward to supporting the company as it continues its impressive growth trajectory, providing mission-critical products to its valued customers.”