Grand Prairie, TX – – Huron Capital Partners LLC (“Huron Capital”) has announced its hunting accessories platform, Good Sportsman Marketing (“GSM”), has acquired Isanti, MN-based HME Products, LLC (“HME”). Huron Capital invested in Texas based GSM in June 2016, and this is the first add-on acquisition since that time.
HME designs and distributes a variety of tools that assist hunters in the field, including accessory hooks, deer gambrels and drags, tree-stand accessories, gloves and other related products. The company distributes its products through a mix of sporting goods, farm & fleet, e-commerce and specialty retailers across the U.S.
“The acquisition of HME will add a variety of highly complementary items to our product lineup,” said Eddie Castro, CEO of GSM. “HME has an excellent reputation for high quality hunting accessories and we look forward to building on that reputation as we invest in new product development to drive growth in the category for our customers, and enhance the hunting experience for consumers.”
Sean Roberts, Principal at Huron Capital, added, “HME is a great fit for GSM. We are pleased to be completing this add-on acquisition so soon after our initial investment in GSM, and we look forward to working with the GSM team to pursue additional acquisitions and other growth initiatives as we seek to build out the GSM platform.
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About Huron Capital Partners LLC
Based in Detroit, Huron Capital is an operationally-focused private equity firm with a long history of growing lower middle-market companies through our proprietary ExecFactor® buy-and-build investment model. We prefer complex situations where we can help companies reach their full potential by combining our operational approach, substantial capital base, and transaction experience with seasoned operating executives. Founded in 1999, Huron Capital has raised over $1.1 billion in capital through four committed private equity funds and invested in over 120 companies, and our portfolio companies have employed over 11,000 people throughout North America. The Huron Capital buy-and-build investment model includes equity recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies having revenues up to $200 million. Huron Capital targets both majority and less-than-majority equity stakes in fundamentally-sound companies that can benefit from the firm’s operational approach to creating value. Huron Capital’s sector focus includes business services, consumer products & services and specialty manufacturing. For more information, please visit Huron Capital’s website.
About GSM Outdoors
Based in Grand Prairie, TX – GSM provides a wide range of outdoor related products from brands such as Stealth Cam scouting cameras, Walker’s hearing protection & enhancement, Western Rivers game calls, Cyclops portable lighting & power, American Hunter feeders and SSI shooting accessories. GSM goes to great lengths to ensure their products deliver the latest features and the rugged durability you demand. So whether you’re a seasoned hunter or a weekend outdoor enthusiast, GSM has just what you need to make the most of your outdoor experience. For information regarding GSM and their products please visit GSM Outdoors’ website. To become a dealer or have a sales representative contact you, please call (877) 269-8490. For more information on GSM brands visit GSM Outdoors’ website.