COVINGTON, Ga. – March 24, 2016: Arcus Hunting, LLC, a Bregal Partners company, has completed its acquisition of Ramcat Broadheads (“Ramcat,” or the “Company”), a leading provider of broadheads, replacement blades, and quivers. Brett and Chris Fulton, the Company’s founders, will continue to be a part of the Arcus family following the acquisition. Ramcat marks Arcus Hunting’s fourth investment in the archery space since November 2014.
“Ramcat has developed best-in-class broadheads with its patented deep lobe airfoil design that enables an unrivaled combination of accuracy and penetration among its peers in the broadhead marketplace,” said Scott Perekslis, Managing Partner and co-founder of Bregal Partners. “The Company is growing very rapidly, and we are proud to be partnering with Brett and Chris to give both Ramcat and its loyal customer following the added resources that the broader Arcus platform can bring to bear.” Perekslis added, “With Dead Down Wind, Tink’s, Obsession, and now Ramcat, we continue to pursue our strategy of building a leading player in the archery space, with a particular focus on categories that enhance hunters’ performance in the field.”
Ramcat’s founders, Brett and Chris Fulton, added, “We are excited to be joining the Arcus family and look forward to continuing to grow the Ramcat brand with our new partners. We appreciate all of our existing customers and look forward to continuing to serve them while working with Arcus to reach new customers and offer more innovative products.”
Phil Robinson, President of Arcus Hunting, stated, “Ramcat gives us a strong presence with a very high quality brand in the large and growing broadhead category. We are thrilled to have yet another premium product in the Arcus portfolio to offer our retail and distribution partners and hunters in the field.”
Sidley Austin LLP and Hovey Williams LLP served as legal advisors to Bregal Partners and Arcus Hunting in the transaction. Blumling & Gusky LLP served as legal advisors to Ramcat. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
About Ramcat Broadheads
Ramcat is a designer, marketer, and sourcer of broadheads for compound bows, crossbows, and traditional bows of any speed as well as replacement blades, quivers, and other accessories. The Company’s patented deep lobe airfoil design and licensed Aero Insert Technology demonstrate its commitment to innovation and delivering best-in-class products. Ramcats are the hardest hitting, deepest penetrating, most accurate broadheads on earth! Check out their website for more information.
About Arcus Hunting
Arcus Hunting is an acquisition and organic growth platform seeking to build a strong portfolio of leading brands in the bowhunting and archery category. Through its subsidiaries, Tink’s, Dead Down Wind, Obsession Bows, and now Ramcat, Arcus markets and manufactures a range of leading deer lures, attractants, scent control products, premium bows, broadheads, replacement blades, quivers, and other archery accessories. Visit Arcus’s website for more information.
About Bregal Partners
Bregal Partners is a private investment firm that invests alongside outstanding management teams to build industry leading companies in the middle market. Areas of focus include branded consumer products, food, energy services, and healthcare. With $600 million of committed capital funded by a sixth-generation family foundation with roots back to 1841, Bregal Partners brings experience, stability, and a long-term outlook to all of its investments. Bregal Partners is part of Bregal Investments, a global family of investment vehicles that has invested more than $10 billion since 2002. For more information on Bregal Partners, click here.