January 23, 2008 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas — The Dwyer Group recently had its entire network of companies named to Entrepreneur magazine's 29th annual "Franchise 500" ranking of the top franchise opportunities. The list honors franchises that offer the best opportunities for success based on criteria such as financial strength, stability, growth rate and size of system.
The Dwyer Group is a holding company for six home improvement and repair franchise brands. Its companies made the ranking in the following order: Mr. Rooter, #159; Mr. Appliance, #230; Aire Serv, #245; Mr. Electric, # 287; Glass Doctor, #312; and Rainbow International Carpet Care, #376.
"To have all of our companies named to the industry's best is a true honor and affirmation of the stability and continued growth opportunities we offer for our whole system," said Mike Bidwell, president of The Dwyer Group.
About The Dwyer Group, Inc.®:
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of six franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor in the UK), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco. For more information on The Dwyer Group, or its franchise concepts, visit the company's web site at www.dwyergroup.com.