Oak Hill Capital has acquired American Veterinary Group, a portfolio company of Latticework Capital Management and Trive Capital. AVG is an acquirer and operator of general practice and urgent care animal hospitals in the Southeastern United States. Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, served as financial advisor to AVG.
“Harris Williams has been an excellent partner throughout this transaction and their guidance, support and industry knowledge was integral to our successful outcome,” said Craig Niebur, CEO of AVG. “All of us at AVG are very grateful to Harris Williams and look forward to building on our strategic initiatives with Oak Hill.”
“AVG’s visionary management team has built a leading veterinary services platform which uniquely combines general practice wellness care with a novel urgent care model to form a differentiated ecosystem in its markets, delivering an unmatched experience to the pets, pet families and veterinarian partners they serve,” said Whit Knier, a managing director at Harris Williams. “Given the company’s strong and growing regional footprint and innovative, integrated service offering, we believe AVG is poised for tremendous continued success with Oak Hill.”