M&A Deal Summary

Granite Bridge Partners Acquires Phelps Pet Products

On January 11, 2013, private equity firm Granite Bridge Partners acquired consumer products company Phelps Pet Products

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Granite Bridge Partners’ 4th transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Granite Bridge Partners’ 12th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Granite Bridge Partners’ 2nd transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-01-11
Target Phelps Pet Products
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Granite Bridge Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Tully & Holland, Inc. (Financial)

Target

Phelps Pet Products

Rockford, Illinois, United States
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Phelps Pet Products is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty pet treats sold under private label and contract manufacturing agreements to leading retailers and pet food brands. Phelps works with retailers and brands to provide "better-for-your-pet" treat portfolios and sources all ingredients in the US.

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Buyer

Granite Bridge Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2018
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Granite Bridge Partners is a private equity firm focused on control investments in mid-sized companies operating in traditional industries. The Firm looks to commit $10 to $30 million in profitable companies with up to $100 million in revenue. Broad areas of interest include consumer products/services, business services, and niche manufacturing. Granite Bridge Partners is the former direct investing unit of Wafra Partners and was spun out in 2018. The Firm is based in in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 13 of 18
Sector (Consumer Products) 4 of 5
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 7 of 11
State (Illinois) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 12 of 16
Year (2013) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-11-04 All Island Media

Hicksville, New York, United States

All Island Media is a publisher of free weekly shopping newspapers and related niche publications. All Island Media was formed in 1958 and is based in Hicksville, New York.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-10-01 Smiles Dental

Longview, Washington, United States

Smiles Dental is a dental practice management organization in the Pacific Northwest. The company enters into business service agreements with dental practices to provide business support, office management and administrative services that allow dentists the opportunity to focus on the clinical aspects of their practice.

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