Waud Capital Partners’s Acquired Health & Safety Institute


Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of its interest in the Health & Safety Institute (“HSI”) to Waud Capital Partners.

The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) announced the closing of its acquisition by Waud Capital Partners from the Riverside Company. Chief Executive Officer Chad Birckelbaw and the current management team will continue to lead HSI.

HSI is the keystone brand in the emerging safety and compliance business category, delivering technology and content solutions to the nation’s community of emergency care and occupational safety professionals. As the industry’s premier provider of online safety training, nationally accredited CPR and First Aid instruction, and chemical management, HSI is known for its product breadth, innovation, and record of supporting many of America’s most successful brands.

The partnership with Waud Capital will enable HSI to continue building on its mission of making the workplace and community safer.

Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm.

Jones Day team was led by Cameron A. Reese (Picture) and Lisa S. Lathrop.

Involved fees earner: Lisa Lathrop – Jones Day; Cameron Reese – Jones Day;

Law Firms: Jones Day;

Clients: Riverside;