American Residential Services (ARS®/Rescue Rooter®) is a privately held Memphis based company and one of the nation’s largest providers of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services. Established in 1975, ARS/Rescue Rooter built a distinguished national portfolio of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical and energy-efficient services.
ARS/Rescue Rooter is proud to partner with and acquire some of the country’s best home service providers. Providing exceptional service, the ARS® Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation, and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists who undergo rigorous training and background checks. Further, ARS/Rescue Rooter has longstanding strategic partnerships with industry-leading suppliers and retailers to efficiently service consumers. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest quality standards, ARS/Rescue Rooter has the experience to do any job right – the first time, with all work guaranteed. Making it work. Making it right®.
In 2020, GI Partners, a leading private investment firm, made a majority investment in the company. The GI Partners team brings deep investment experience in the industry along with operational and technological expertise, and provides substantial opportunities for ARS’s employees and enhancement of ARS’s customer experience. Founded in 2001, GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm has raised over $23 billion in capital from leading institutional investors around the world to invest in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure strategies. Existing investors, Charlesbank Capital Partners (Charlesbank), and ARS management continue to make significant new investments in the business.