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.
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.