Company Summary

Solowave is a manufacturer of residential, ready-to-assemble wooden play centers as well as modular wooden structures for the DIY home owner. Solowave's products are sold under the brand names Big Backyard, Cedar Summit Premium Play Sets and Yardistry. Through new product development, quality and innovation, as well as its decades of experience in the industry, Solowave has established itself as one of the leading manufacturers of wooden play centers worldwide. Solowave has operations in Canada, the United States and Asia, and sells globally in North America, Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Solowave sells its play sets to major retail dealers such as Toys R Us, Costco, Target, Rona, and Canadian Tire.

Industry: Consumer Discretionary:  Outdoor Wooden
Play Set Manufacturing
Capital Invested: $42.50 million (2 tranches)
Original Invested: December 2010
End Date:  Repurchased Alaris units in October 2016