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Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.


Consumer • Private Transaction • Acquired in September 2021

A leading maker of pet products sold through a wide range of retail partners


  • Acquired from a private equity seller in September 2021.
  • Founded in 1959 as Doskocil Manufacturing, Petmate manufactures, sources and markets a diverse product line that includes plastic and wire pet kennels, dog houses, toys, food storage, bedding, treats and chews, and other pet-related products and accessories.
  • The current owned and licensed brand portfolio includes Chuckit!®, Pet Qwerks®, Healthy Chews™, Gamma2®, JW® and, La-Z-Boy®.
  • Petmate’s products are sold through big box pet retailers, mass merchandisers, major e-commerce retailers, farm and ag stores, and specialty pet stores.


  • Pursue growth organically and through prospective add-on acquisitions.
  • Optimize distribution and fulfillment.
  • Improve shop floor productivity.



Platinum Equity Acquires Petmate  »


updated 9/21




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