Vestar News

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.

Rick Kash and Dimitri Panayotopoulos Join IRI Board of Directors

Veteran consumer goods Professionals to enhance IRI’s ability to drive sustainable competitive advantage for clients.

Edward Don Acquires Shervan Colonel Equipment Corp.

Edward Don completes acquisition of Shervan, a designer and installer of kitchens across the U.S., representing the fourth acquisition since Vestar’s investment in 2017.

Edward Don Acquires Myers Restaurant Supply

Edward Don continues to build platform through acquisition of Myers Restaurant Supply

Roland Foods Acquires Albert Uster Imports

Roland Foods acquires leading importer of specialty pastry, bakery, and confectionery products, establishing its platform capabilities

Healthgrades Acquires Influence Health to Expand Footprint

Healthgrades completes acquisition of Influence Health, a highly complementary business that will expand Healthgrades’ position as the largest CRM provider in the healthcare market.

Civitas Solutions Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement to Be Acquired for $17.75 per Share

Vestar signs definitive agreement to sell Civitas (NYSE:CIVI) for $17.75 in cash per share, an enterprise value of $1.4 billion.

Vestar Capital Partners to Lead New Investment in IRI

Vestar VII completed its first investment in IRI, a leading provider of data, advanced analytics, media planning, measurement solutions and technology solutions to CPG customers globally.

Quest Analytics Acquires BetterDoctor

Quest Analytics Acquires BetterDoctor to Create First Health Plan Platform to Ensure Network Adequacy, Provider Data Accuracy and Improved Member Experience

Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital Partners Agree to Sell Hearthside Food Solutions

Hearthside is the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent bakery and a full-service contract manufacturer of high quality, grain-based food and snack products for many of the world’s leading premier brands