Varagon Capital Partners is serving as administrative agent, joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Heartland Veterinary Partners by Gryphon Investors.

Headquartered in Chicago, Heartland Veterinary Partners is a veterinary support organization that partners with general practice veterinarians to provide an array of animal health services to companion animals. Heartland currently services veterinarians in the Mid-American and Southern U.S. markets.

Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management.

William Blair served as the exclusive financial advisor to Heartland.