Case Study

Empire Auto Parts
Distribution; Automotive Aftermarket
Empire Auto Parts is a leading distributor of aftermarket collision parts. From a hub-and-spoke network of 27 facilities, Empire provides industry-leading same- and next-day delivery of more than 40,000 aftermarket collision repair parts, including bumper covers, lamps, hoods, fenders, trunk lids, grills, bezels and door mirrors. Empire serves as an essential channel partner in the collision repair market, linking aftermarket part manufacturers to a highly fragmented base of collision center customers that demand just-in-time, accurate fulfillment of high-quality products. Since partnering with Tenex in 2018, the Company has opened 11 new facilities.
Totowa, NJ
Tenex Capital Management
Transaction Type:
Sellside Advisory


BlackArch was retained by Empire and Tenex to serve as the Company’s lead financial advisor.

BlackArch's Customized Solution

The transaction builds upon BlackArch’s significant momentum in the specialty distribution and automotive aftermarket sectors and is a further example of the firm’s ability to drive successful outcomes for high-growth, market-leading businesses.


Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Empire Auto Parts.