Over the past twenty-four months, Riata has closed over 25 acquisitions and over the course of their careers, the principals of Riata have sponsored more than 163 acquisitions, totaling in excess of $4.5 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.
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.
Acuity Eyecare Group owns and operates leading North American eyecare groups and optometry practices. In addition to operating over 100 locations across ten states, Acuity operates a large, full-service digital lab operation. Riata intends to expand Acuity 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.
Extract Production Holdings is an integrated provider of products and services for the oil and gas industry, providing comprehensive artificial lift solutions and related surface pressure applications for North American energy producers. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Extract currently provides both electric submersible pump and related horizontal pump systems, parts and services to its customers under the Extract Production Services and Hoss Pump Systems brands.