DCF Serves as Financial Advisor to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of VCA Antech, Inc.
Transaction highlights DCF buy-side financial advisory capabilities
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF) is pleased to announce its role as financial advisor to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of VCA Antech, Inc. (VCA), in VCA’s recent acquisition of ThinkPets, Inc. (ThinkPets) through its subsidiary, Vetstreet, Inc.
Formed through the merger of HealthyPet Magazine and Veterinary Metrics, ThinkPets provides content-rich pet owner reminders and education via a suite of print and digital communications, along with powerful online analytics, allowing practices to quickly view reminder, wellness and overall practice performance. All services include one-on-one support from a dedicated account consultant who helps each veterinary practice interpret its data and identify appropriate client communications programs.
About VCA Antech, Inc. and Vetstreet Inc.
VCA owns, operates and manages the largest networks of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country, and it provides the largest online communication, professional education and marketing solution to the veterinary community. It also supplies diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry.
Vetstreet, doing business as VetInsite.com, Inc., provides solutions for client communication, pet health education and home delivery. The company offers Vetstreet, a communication platform connecting clients, the veterinary practice and products and services provided. Its platform also provides automatic email services, including email reminders and pet birthday emails; private pet health Web pages; a vet portal to manage practice's Vetstreet services; a pet health education database; and home delivery services for online orders of food, prescription and retail purchases. As of August 9, 2011, Vetstreet operates as a subsidiary of VCA Antech, Inc.