July 14, 2014 10:28 AM ET

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Company Overview of Wafra Partners LLC

Company Overview

Wafra Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle markets, mature, later stages companies through control acquisition and recapitalization, buyouts, expansion financing, turnarounds, industry consolidation, and corporate divestiture transactions. The firm prefers to make investments in companies which show growth opportunities either internally or through acquisitions and which are engaged in the specialty services, consumer products, healthcare, niche manufacturing, outsourced business services, and consumer driven services and industries. It prefers to invest in companies based in Caribbean region, Canada, United States including Puerto Rico. It typically makes ...

345 Park Avenue

41st Floor

New York, NY 10154-0101

United States

Founded in 1991





Key Executives for Wafra Partners LLC

Senior Managing Director
Age: 53
Managing Director
Age: 49
Managing Director
Age: 43
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wafra Partners LLC Key Developments

Wafra Seeks Acquisitions

Wafra Partners LLC is looking for acquisition opportunities. Wafra’s Managing Director, Ryan Wierck said, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to team up with founders and industry veterans Dick Phelps and Vin Foley and are excited about the prospects for Phelps in this growing and dynamic industry. Phelps is the ideal platform on which to build a large, diversified manufacturer, importer and marketer of pet treats and chews and other products for household pets. We look forward to building on Phelps' manufacturing and marketing capabilities and increasing efforts to sell current and new product and packaging offerings through existing as well as new channels of distribution. We are actively seeking to deploy capital to fund both internal growth opportunities and follow-on acquisitions.”

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