Sale to affiliates of The Carlyle Group and TA Associates

Sale to affiliates of The Carlyle Group and TA Associates


Baird served as lead financial advisor to Weiman Products, LLC on this transaction


Weiman Products, LLC and affiliates (“Weiman” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Cortec Group Fund V, L.P. (“Cortec Group”), was recently acquired by affiliates of The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”) and TA Associates (“TA”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Weiman is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium branded specialty cleaning products to consumer and commercial markets. The Company’s products are well-recognized across their served markets for quality, product efficacy and an attractive value proposition. Weiman operates from its Gurnee, Illinois headquarters, with additional facilities in Elmsford, New York and Denver, Colorado.

Founded in 1984, Cortec Group invests in high value-added, middle-market consumer, healthcare, and specialty products and services businesses in partnership with owners and management teams who want to work with the firm to drive growth and improve business fundamentals. Cortec Group is headquartered in New York, New York.

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions. With $216 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2018, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which it invests. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,650 people in 31 offices across six continents and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced global growth private equity firms. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA Associates invests as a majority or minority investor in profitable, growing companies in the business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare and technology industries. TA is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Sale to affiliates of The Carlyle Group and TA Associates
March 2019
Weiman Products, LLC
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America