Private equity firm partners with Tampa veterinary group
February 22, 2021 - Oak Hill Capital, a New York-based middle-market private equity firm, announced an investment and partnership with American Veterinary Group. AVG, headquartered in Tampa, partners with over 150 veterinarians across nearly 50 veterinary practices and veterinary urgent care clinics throughout the south and southeast United States. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. AVG's CEO Craig Niebur, Chief Operating Officer Dr. Christopher Smith, and Chief Development Officer Jim Herring will continue to lead the company and retain an ownership stake, as will other members of management and veterinarian professionals at AVG, a news release said. AVG is currently a portfolio company of Latticework Capital Management and Trive Capital, both private equity firms in Dallas.