Location

Greensboro, NC

Industry

Industrial Products & Services

Investment Status

Current

Investment Date

Dec 2018

Founded in 1960 and based in Greensboro, NC, VSG is a leading distributor and direct retailer of arborist tools and equipment. Professionals who “work elevated” depend on VSG’s ropes, technical equipment and clothing to work safely, efficiently and comfortably high above the ground.

Add-On Acquisition Criteria

Ideal Target Characteristics

Distributor and retailer targeting the
professional arborist and rescue sectors

Size

Revenue

$1mm+

EBITDA

$500,000+

End Markets Served

Arborist, rescue, utility, sport climbing

"We look forward to the next chapter in VSG’s growth with a value-added partner like Platte River."

Tripp Wyckoff, CEO and President

Vertical Supply Group

Testimonials are provided to demonstrate the benefits of working with the Platte River team. They are not provided to solicit limited partners in a Platte River Fund. Some portfolio company executives featured in the testimonials may also have an Interest in a Platte River Fund; such executives’ testimonials are not offered on the basis of being an investor in a Platte River Fund but rather as an executive who works with the Platte River team.

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