Wind Point Buys Petmate

Cody, Tamika
January 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;1/31/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on the addition of the pet-product manufacturer, Petmate, to the portfolio of Wind Point Partners. The firm bought the company from Westar Capital. Paul Peterson, a principal at Wind Point, says Petmate is perfect for the company's strategy. Petmate brings around $200 million in sales.


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