Hidden Harbor buys Wehner Mutifamily

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has acquired Dallas-based Wehner Multifamily LLC, a property management company. No financial terms were disclosed. Configure Partners served as financing adviser to Hidden Harbor with Robert W. Baird serving as buyside adviser.

PRESS RELEASE

Boca Raton, Florida, September 5, 2019 – Hidden Harbor Capital Partners (“Hidden Harbor”), an operationally focused private equity firm specializing in control investments in lower middle market companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Wehner Multifamily, LLC. (WMF), a full-service property management company with more than 25,000 residential units under management across Texas and Oklahoma with a mission to provide industry leading management services for B & C class apartment communities.
Based in Dallas, Texas and founded by Ryan Wehner in 2008, Wehner Multifamily attributes its consistent growth over the past decade to recruiting high performing property managers, leveraging innovative technology, and maintaining a client-oriented approach to operations. The company also provides renovation services as well as low cost, high quality replacement parts for unit interiors.

“Over its nearly decade long operating history, WMF has developed its own proven process for evaluating and managing class B and C multifamily residential properties, and they bring that unique data driven process and tools to their entire customer base,” said Andrew Joy, a Principal at Hidden Harbor.

“In partnership with the Wehner management team, we look forward to executing on a comprehensive growth strategy and providing operational and financial resources to help WMF effectively scale its operations and deliver industry leading operational excellence,” added John Caple, a Managing Partner at Hidden Harbor.

“We are thrilled to partner with Hidden Harbor,” said Ryan Wehner, Founder of WMF and Executive Chairman post-transaction. “Their deep operational resources and expertise will help us execute against our growth opportunities while continuing to deliver exceptional service to our existing customers.”
Hidden Harbor’s acquisition of Wehner Multifamily closed on August 23, 2019. Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group provided financing for the transaction. Configure Partners served as financing advisor and Robert W. Baird served as buyside advisor to Hidden Harbor. Corporate Finance Associates Dallas office served as an advisor to the Company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Wehner Multifamily
Wehner Multifamily is a full-service property management company with a mission to establish honest and competent management services for B & C class apartment communities. Based in Dallas, Texas and founded by Ryan Wehner, WMF attributes its consistent growth over the past decade to proper company staffing, leveraging innovative technology and keeping a finger on the operational pulse of each asset. The company also adds value through renovating unit interiors, repairing deferred maintenance, and supplying honest and competent employees to foster a desirable, profitable community. For more information, visit http://www.wehnermultifamily.com/.

About Hidden Harbor Capital Partners
Hidden Harbor Capital Partners is a private equity firm with an operations soul and intense passion for building great companies. Hidden Harbor brings large-scale, private equity experience and resources to the lower middle market with a focus on value-oriented, operationally intense situations. Our principals are Investor Operators® who bring over 55 years of both extensive transaction and operating experience to truly understand your business. As one team, we partner and work hand-in-hand with our portfolio companies to drive business successes. To learn more, visit www.hh-cp.com.