J.H. Whitney Capital Partners acquires Cooley Group and Vintex Inc.

January 5, 2021

On January 5, 2021, J.H. Whitney Capital Partners (“Whitney”), a private equity firm, acquired Cooley Group (“Cooley”) and Vintex Inc. (“Vintex”) in a joint collaboration with Cooley’s executive leadership team. Cooley is a global manufacturer of high-performance polymeric solutions, with Vintex forming Cooley’s latest business offering in Healthcare Solutions as a result of the acquisition.

Located in Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada, Vintex operates as a leader in technical textiles and custom coated fabrics, including providing coated textiles for medical devices and antimicrobial and launderable products.

Miller Thomson advised Vintex in the transaction and business reorganization with a team led by Robert Stewart (Corporate/M&A), and including Adam Bata and Erin Elias (Corporate/M&A); Manjit Singh (Tax); Kim Ozubko (Pensions & Benefits); Tamara Farber (Environmental); and Michelle MacGillivray (Labour & Employment).