Peak Rock Capital Acquires Hunter's Specialties

Apr 7, 2014
PR Newswire

An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Hunter's Specialties, Inc. ("Hunter's Specialties" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and supplier of hunting accessories


Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA, Hunter's Specialties is a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded hunting products for mass merchant and sporting goods retailers. The Company's portfolio includes, scent control products, game calls, attractants, wildlife management products, and general hunting accessories.  Founded in 1977, the Company has developed several marquee brands in the category, including Hunter's Specialties, Scent-A-Way, HS Strut, Johnny Stewart, Vita-Rack, and Wayne Carlton's Calls


David and Carman Forbes, founders of Hunter's Specialties, commented, "We are very proud of what the Company has been able to accomplish with the help of our employees, customers, and suppliers over its 38 year history. We are pleased that Peak Rock is investing in Hunter's Specialties and that the Company will benefit from the firm's strategic and operational expertise to help guide it to the next level of success."


Peak Rock Capital is an Austin, TX based private equity firm that makes debt and equity investments in middle market companies. Peak Rock invests in companies where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic changes. Peak Rock's principals have deep expertise in complex situations, with the ability to provide tailored capital solutions and close transactions quickly where speed and certainty are priorities


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