Guardian Capital Partners, a private investment firm, has acquired the assets of Hyper Pet, based in Wichita, Kan. Hyper Pet manufactures dog toys, pet collars, leashes and other pet products under the Hyper Pet brand, PetWear brand and private label.
Guardian structured and led the transaction, and brings a robust operating partner network, several new outside board members and other professional, customer and sourcing relationships to the company.
“We have had a successful 30+ year run under the prior family-owned structure of the company,” Randy Woods, CEO of Hyper Pet said. “We are thrilled to partner with Guardian Capital Partners and to embark on the next chapter of growth for the benefit of the company and our valued consumers.”
Peter Haabestad, co-founder and managing partner of Guardian Capital Partners, said, “Hyper Pet is a category leading innovator in the pet products space; we look forward to partnering with the entire Hyper Pet executive management team and bringing the necessary resources, guidance and governance to further develop and accelerate the company’s growth strategy.”