Since 2016, Riata has closed over 50 acquisitions and over the course of their careers, the principals of Riata have sponsored more than 185 acquisitions, totaling in excess of $4.6 billion of transaction value. These acquisitions have spanned a range of industries, including business services, consumer, and healthcare. We strive to be supportive, informed, and strategic partners to help entrepreneurs and management teams bring their companies to the next level.
Focused on three core industry sectors: business services, consumer, and healthcare services, we take a selective approach to investing in high-potential businesses whose owners and management teams want an investment partner with the capital, experience, and record of successful collaboration required to achieve their liquidity and value-creation objectives.
AEG Vision owns and operates leading North American eyecare groups and optometry practices. In addition to operating over 150 locations across ten states, AEG Vision operates a large, full-service digital lab operation. Riata intends to expand AEG Vision into a market-leading eyecare platform through the acquisition of additional regional eyecare groups and independent eyecare professionals.
European Wax Center is the market-leading franchisor of specialized waxing and skin care retail stores. It has become one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the U.S. by developing a proprietary wax and unique waxing process that it believes provides better, more comfortable results than competing hair removal services.
Healthcare Solutions is a leading health services company that delivers medical cost-containment strategies to some of the nation’s largest payers in the workers’ compensation and auto insurance markets. Through organizing networks of providers and suppliers, leveraging enabling technology to facilitate the administration of claims, and efficiently delivering outcomes-based medical care, the Company is able to deliver significant cost savings to its clients. The company’s product lines include pharmacy benefit management; ancillary medical products and services, including the provisioning of durable medical equipment, home health, imaging, and physical therapy; and managed care services, including case management, bill review, and PPO services.
All-In-One (Personnel Concepts) is a leading publisher of workplace information posters and other human resources products for small- to medium-sized businesses. All-In-One’s principal product is the “Space Saver I” labor law compliance poster – a single-product solution that enables businesses to comply with complicated and constantly changing federal and state-mandated workplace information posting laws. All-In-One also publishes human resources management reference materials, employment law compliance manuals, employee performance measurement tools, and other related products to help businesses meet the full spectrum of human resources management objectives. All-In-One offers its products through direct marketing programs utilizing direct mail, internet-based services and a trained staff of labor law compliance specialists.
Quartermaster is a leading provider of uniforms and accessories to security guards, law enforcement officers, and public safety professionals. Quartermaster offers its products through a comprehensive catalog and online presence, multiple retail locations, and a national direct sales program. Quartermaster has established itself as the value leader within its market by offering branded products and a complete line of comparable quality products under its proprietary “Law Pro” brand at compelling price points.
Vision Source is a market-leading network of independent optometry practices. With 3,000 practices across all 50 states, the Vision Source network is second only to Luxottica in terms of size and market presence. As a result of this size and scale, Vision Source offers its members unequaled purchasing power and the ability to obtain substantial savings on almost every product and service that their practices require, including spectacle lenses, contact lenses, frames, equipment, and pharmaceuticals. In addition, Vision Source offers its members professional and staff development, practice management assistance, and support with marketing and managed care contracting, while allowing its members to maintain their independence.
WSS is a category-leading, Hispanic-facing, specialty retailer of athletic, fashion, and work-related footwear, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in Los Angeles, WSS offers customers a full assortment of the leading athletic footwear brands (including Nike, Jordan, Vans, Converse, Adidas, Skechers, Fila and Reebok) and private footwear offerings in fashion for women and workwear for men.