Oil-Dri Corporation of America

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Oil-Dri Corporation of America
Leading manufacturer of sorbent products
Acquired 100% of Business Operations
Ultra Pet Company, Inc.
Supplier of private label and branded alternative cat litter products
Advised on Sale of Company

Advised Ultra Pet on its sale to Oil-Dri Corporation of America

Capstone Partners (IMAP USA) advised Ultra Pet, a leading supplier of silica gel-based crystal cat litter, on its sale to Oil-Dri Corporation of America (ODC:NYSE). The transaction closed on May 1, 2024, at a purchase price of $46 million.

Ultra Pet, headquartered in Anderson, South Carolina, is a recognized innovator and pioneer within the alternative cat litter market with annual net sales of approximately $24 million. Ultra Pet introduced the original crystal cat litter, Litter Pearls, in the United States in 1998. Since then, Ultra Pet has expanded its product offerings and has an established presence in the crystal cat litter segment. The company’s product portfolio includes brands such as Ultra Pearls, Litter Pearls, Neon Litter, EcoKitty, and ZenKitty as well as many private label offerings. Ultra Pet sells to consumers both domestically and internationally through e-commerce channels and retail stores including Amazon, Publix grocery stores, and more.

Oil-Dri Corporation of America, founded in 1941, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialty sorbent products for the pet care, animal health and nutrition, fluids purification, agricultural ingredients, sports field, industrial and automotive markets. Oil-Dri’s largest principal product is cat litter. Within the United States, Oil-Dri is the leading manufacturer of lightweight cat litter with brands including Cat’s Pride and Jonny Cat.


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