Seward & Kissel Represents Growth Catalyst Partners and The Equine Network in Acquisition of Spalding Laboratories

February 17, 2021

On February 10, 2021, The Equine Network (“Equine Network”), the market leading tech-enabled membership services platform to the $130 billion U.S. equine industry, announced its acquisition of Spalding Laboratories, a leading provider of all-natural insect control services to more than 60,000 horse and animal owners on a recurring annual basis across the U.S. The acquisition was completed with financial support from mid-market private equity firm Growth Catalyst Partners (GCP).

Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent GCP and Equine Network in connection with this middle market private equity transaction.

Seward & Kissel LLP ( is a leading New York law firm, originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The firm’s Business Transactions Group handles middle-market M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions involving a wide variety of industries. The firm is ranked as Highly Regarded for Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA and is recommended by The Legal 500 in the middle-market M&A category, stating that “Seward & Kissel has considerable expertise in M&A;…The team regularly acts for private equity firms, international businesses and financial services companies in a huge variety of domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.”

The company’s announcement describing this transaction is available here.