Farmingville, N.Y.—Cancos Tile Corporation (Cancos), a leading regional distributor and retailer of luxury ceramic tile and natural stone, partnered with Mill Point Capital LLC (Mill Point Capital), a middle-market private equity firm focused on control oriented investments in the business services, industrials and IT services sectors in North America.
Cancos imports and distributes high-end porcelain, stone, ceramic, glass, mosaic tile and slabs, serving both residential and commercial repair and remodel markets. Cancos showrooms feature a diverse selection in over 1,200 completely designed and decorated vignettes used in multiple areas of the home, including floors, walls, countertops, decking, fireplace surrounds, among other applications, according to the company.
Throughout its history, Cancos has maintained its headquarters here. Mill Point said it employs an executive partner model and has extensive experience investing in distribution businesses. Cancos’ management team, including members of the Valva family, said it will continue to lead the company and build upon its strong track record of growth and quality customer service.
“I am extremely proud of the company we have created over the past several decades,” said Robert Valva, member of the board. “The partnership with Mill Point secures the resources necessary to continue our long-term growth trajectory and we are beyond excited for the company’s next chapter.”
According to Bruce Zwicker, executive partner and executive vice chairman of the board, Mill Point, the Valva family has built a terrific platform in Cancos. “We’re excited to partner with the entire Cancos team and to continue growing the company’s leading distribution and sales platform.”
Michael Duran, founder and managing partner, Mill Point, said throughout its 70-year operating history Cancos has built a reputation for excellence. “We remain committed to maintaining the core values that have been instilled by the Valva family, while looking forward to pursuing the numerous growth opportunities in front of the business today,” he said.