Patterson Companies, Inc. acquire Holt Dental Supply, Inc.

December 17, 2014

Patterson Companies, Inc. today announced that the company has agreed to acquire Holt Dental Supply, Inc., a regional dental supply company located near Milwaukee, Wisc.

Patterson Companies, Inc. today announced that the company has agreed to acquire Holt Dental Supply, Inc., a regional dental supply company located near Milwaukee, Wisc.

Holt Dental serves dental practices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan and Indiana. The acquisition will help accelerate Patterson Dental’s local reach and deepen its Midwest influence.

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"We are delighted to welcome Holt Dental to Patterson Companies,” said Paul Guggenheim, president of Patterson Dental. “Holt Dental has a long-standing and exceptional reputation in the markets it serves, and maintains a culture much like ours, focused on accountability, integrity and exceptional customer service.”

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Holt Dental’s sales were approximately $15 million in 2013, and the transaction is expected to be modestly accretive in its first year. Paul Holt has led his organization for 16 years and brings significant industry expertise in leading Holt Dental’s group of 40 employees. He and the Holt Dental staff will join Patterson Dental, with Paul Holt becoming a district manager. No additional terms of the transaction were disclosed.