Leading specialty distributor of rehabilitation supplies and equipment
Patterson Companies (NASDAQ: PDCO) launched a spin out of Patterson Medical in early 2015. Madison Dearborn Partners approached Guidon Partners about participating as co-investor. Partners Paul Diaz, Greg Scott and Tim McDonald led assessment and recommendation to co-invest, which was endorsed by Guidon Partners’ Investment Committee. Guidon made a minority investment alongside Madison Dearborn Partners as part of a $715 million transaction (closed, August 2015). Paul Diaz was appointed as Patterson Medical Board member. In July, 2016, Guidon Partners participated in a follow-on investment in Patterson Medical as part of the Company’s acquisition of Performance Health. The company changed it’s name to Performance Health in 2016.