Vestar News

Winston Song Featured on The Food Institute Podcast

Vestar Capital Partner’s Managing Director and Co-head of the Consumer Group, Winston Song, sat down with The Food Institute Podcast to share insights on the “better-for-you” category and top investment trends shaping the food industry.

Vestar VII Leads Growth Equity Investment In Friday Health Plans

Friday Health Plans Secures $160 Million in Funding Led by Vestar Capital Partners, including debt financing from Leadenhall Capital Partners, to support expansion into multiple new markets

Healthgrades Announces Appointment of Jovan Willford as Chief Executive Officer to Lead New Phase of Growth

Rob Draughon will become CEO of Healthgrades Marketplace Division

IRI Announces Google Executive and CPG Advertising Leader Kirk Perry as Next President and CEO

Andrew Appel to transition to role as Board Director and Advisor

Vestar Portfolio Company, Veritas Collaborative, Announces Merger with The Emily Program

Veritas Collaborative And The Emily Program To Merge, Joining Two Of The Nation’s Leading Eating Disorders Programs To Bring More Care To More People

Vestar VII Announces Acquisition of Dr. Praeger’s

Vestar VII makes a majority investment in Dr. Praeger’s Sensible Foods, a leader in better-for-you plant-based food

Vestar Capital Partners Agrees to Sell Woodstream to Bansk Group

Vestar announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Woodstream to Bansk Group

IRI Acquires Leading Supply Chain Analytics Provider, RSi

Transaction adds RSi’s best-in-class supply chain solutions to IRI’s leading technology, retailer data and broader suite of solutions

Triton International Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Common Shares By Vestar & Affiliates

Triton announced public secondary offering of common shares by Vestar & Affiliates at a price of $38.25 per share

Vestar Announces Two Promotions

Vestar is pleased to announce the promotions of Wilson Orr and Ian Singleton

Vestar Capital Partners Closes Fund VII with $1.1 Billion in Capital Commitments

Vestar VII Holds Final Close with $1.1B, exceeding $1.0B target

Vestar Capital Partners Names Pedro Guimaraes as Senior Advisor

Pedro Guimaraes has joined Vestar as a Senior Advisor focused on the Testing, Inspection, and Certification sector.

Healthgrades Acquires Evariant

Healthgrades acquires Evariant, creating the most comprehensive, end-to-end consumer and physician engagement platform.

Woodstream Acquires Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, Maker of DynaTrap Insect Traps

Woodstream completed the acquisition of Dynamic Solutions Worldwide, maker of Dynatrap insect traps.

Vestar Capital Partners to Make Minority Investment in Simple Mills

Vestar VII will make a minority investment in Simple Mills, a market leading better-for-you cracker, cookie and baking mix brand.