J.H. Whitney Acquires TIDI Products, LLC

J.H. Whitney Acquires TIDI Products, LLC

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J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC (“J.H. Whitney”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it acquired TIDI Products, LLC (“TIDI” or the “Company”).

Based in Neenah, WI, TIDI is a leading provider of disposable infection prevention products used by physicians, dentists and in acute care settings. The Company’s core products include patient gowns and draping, dental bibs and towels, tray covers, equipment covers and sheaths, and barrier products. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, TIDI enjoys a leading market position and strong relationships with the nation’s leading healthcare distributors.

“TIDI has worked hard to develop an industry-leading platform that delivers great service and value to our customers,” said Kevin McNamara, CEO and President of TIDI. “We look forward to partnering with J.H. Whitney and believe that together we can enhance the next level of growth for TIDI.”

“TIDI products represent the first line of defense in the fight against healthcare acquired infections – a key priority in today’s healthcare environment,” said Brian Cherry, Managing Director at J.H. Whitney. “We have partnered with an experienced management team with an exceptional track record of customer service and financial performance. Together we are committed to the continued growth of TIDI.”

About TIDI Products, LLC:

TIDI is a leading manufacturer of single use infection control products for medical and dental distribution. Its products include patient exam gowns, examination table paper, dental bibs, gauze sponges and thermometer sheaths. TIDI customers include numerous leading healthcare and dental product distributors.

About J.H. Whitney:

Established in 1946 by the industrialist and philanthropist, John Hay “Jock” Whitney, J.H. Whitney was one of the first U.S. private equity firms and is often credited with pioneering the development of the private equity industry. Today, J.H. Whitney remains privately owned by its investing professionals and focuses on providing private equity capital to small and middle market companies with strong growth prospects in a number of industries including consumer, healthcare, specialty manufacturing and business services. For more information, please visit .