Current Investment-FUND IV
Acquisition date: August 18, 2020
Disposition date: Current Holding
Designer and supplier of premium-branded hunting and pet accessories
Headquartered in Paducah, KY, Higdon Outdoors, LLC ("Higdon") is a premier, multi-brand designer and supplier of hunting and sporting dog accessories. With more than 1,000 dealer locations worldwide, the company’s flagship Higdon brand is the industry leader in waterfowl decoys. The company’s Power Calls brand was founded in 2016 in partnership with World Goose Calling Champion of Champions, Kelley Powers. In 2018, the company broadened its brand portfolio with the acquisition of MOmarsh, an innovative leader in waterfowl hunting blinds and sporting dog accessories.
The investment by Clearview and Vertikal Brands allowed the company’s owners to recapitalize the business and provided additional capital to support the company’s organic and acquisition growth initiatives.
The transaction closed on August 18, 2020. Along with management, Clearview invested equity from Clearview Capital Fund IV, LP.
Clone Decoys, LLC
Designer and supplier of waterfowl motion decoy systems.