Sale to Waud Capital Partners

Technology & Services
Sale to Waud Capital Partners

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Baird served as a financial advisor to Health & Safety Institute on this transaction

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Health & Safety Institute (“HSI” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (“Riverside”), has sold to Waud Capital Partners (“Waud Capital”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

HSI provides various services to create safer workplaces and reduce financial and reputational risk through its two primary business divisions: Workplace Compliance Solutions and Emergency Care Solutions. The core Workplace Compliance offerings includes workplace safety training and chemical and SDS management software while HSI's Emergency Care solutions encompass emergency care training, certification and ongoing responder education. All solutions are offered under one integrated and cloud-based platform that enables organizations to address the key pain points of workplace safety, training and compliance. HSI is based in Eugene, Oregon.

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has made more than 600 investments. The firm's international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 90 companies. Riverside is based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital partners with exceptional management teams to build market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business and technology services. Since its founding, Waud Capital has successfully completed more than 275 investments, including platform companies and follow-on opportunities. Waud Capital Partners is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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Technology & Services
Sale to Waud Capital Partners
Date
September 2019
Company
Health & Safety Institute
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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