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A&M Capital Partners is Pleased to Announce a New Platform Investment

Worldwise is a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded pet supplies. The Company has a highly diversified portfolio of leading brands, which includes SmartyKat®, TrustyPup®, Petlinks®, goDog®, SHERPA™, Guaranteed On-Board™, PoochPlanet®, and Pawscout™ and is a category leader in toys, cat products, beds and travel accessories.

With AMCP’s support, Worldwise will remain focused on developing new, innovative products, expanding its e-commerce capabilities and further leveraging its leading brand positions to scale the business and enter new markets and product categories. The company will also pursue additional acquisition opportunities to grow its platform, reach and product offerings, with a specific focus on toys, chews, travel and other key categories. 

Worldwise is actively seeking add-ons:

  • Focus: Pet Products Space
  • Specific Interest In: Toys, chews, cat, travel, and dog beds. Second interest in businesses with ecommerce capabilities
  • Add-On EBITDA: $1-20 million
  • Geography: United States

About Alvarez & Marsal Capital
Alvarez & Marsal Capital (“AMC”) is a multi-strategy private equity investment firm with over $3 billion in total assets under management across five funds and four investment strategies. The privately-owned firm is led by a highly experienced investment team, which is augmented by its strategic association with Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”), one of the largest operationally-focused advisory firms in the world. AMC’s business model combines a focus on middle-market private equity investing with the deep operational expertise, industry knowledge and global corporate relationships of A&M, making it a uniquely attractive partner to management teams, corporates and business owners.

About A&M Capital Partners
A&M Capital Partners (“AMCP”) is Alvarez & Marsal Capital’s flagship investment strategy focused on middle-market control transactions in North America with total assets under management of $1.8 billion. AMCP partners with founders, corporates and management teams, providing the capital and strategic assistance that we believe is required to take businesses to the next level of success. AMCP invests in businesses across a wide range of sectors including Industrial Products, Consumer Products and Services, Healthcare, Business Services and Government Services. Targeted sub-sectors include: Environmental Services, Facility Services, Food & Beverage, Government Services, Human Capital Management, Industrial Services, IT & BPO Services, Marketing Services, Packaging, Specialty Distribution and Transportation & Logistics. 

Ale Amesquita
Director of Business Development