Capstone Headwaters, now Capstone Partners, advised D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd. on the divestiture of Wild + Wolf to three separate strategic acquirers.
Founded in 2005 in Bath, U.K., Wild + Wolf is a leading designer and distributor of branded trend-forward toys, puzzles, games (TPG) and lifestyle products based in the U.K. As an industry leader, the award-winning company designs, produces and wholesales innovative product ranges that appeal to a diverse section of consumers of all ages. The Company has successfully expanded across global markets, with their products now sold in over 60 countries worldwide, through both independent and major retailers.
D.C. Thomson, former parent company of Wild + Wolf, is a leading media operator in the U.K. that publishes newspapers, magazines, comics and books, and has diversified into new media, digital technology, retail and television interests. It was established in 1905 and is based in Dundee, U.K.