ROTH Advises Diono on its Investment from Winona Capital

For more information please contact:

Investment Banking
Paul Zaffaroni
Managing Director
(949) 720-7174

Jared Schramm
Managing Director
(949) 720-7125

Gerald L. Mars
Managing Director
(949) 720-7196

Jacob Frank
Vice President
(949) 720-7135

Jonathan Alyn
Vice President
(949) 720-7156

Robert Reid
Senior Analyst
(949) 720-7146 

Transaction Information

May 7, 2015 - Winona Capital and Diono announced today that Winona Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm, has made a strategic, controlling investment in Diono, a leader in safe, innovative and high-quality juvenile products. The new partnership will allow Diono to continue developing new products and innovations that set the standard for safety within the industry. (Source: Company Press Release | 5/7/15)


Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


ROTH Capital Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Diono.


About Diono

Diono provides families safe and enjoyable travel experiences with award-winning products. With more than a decade of experience, Diono continues a heritage of excellence that includes more than 100 International Awards from industry and consumer groups for safety and thoughtful design of car seats and travel accessories. Diono is headquartered in Seattle with six worldwide offices located in Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong and China. For more information, please visit (Source: Company Press Release | 5/7/15)


About Winona Capital

Winona Capital provides acquisition and growth capital to consumer goods and services businesses in the lower middle market. Winona partners with high-energy, passionate executives who have a shared focus on building great brands with sustained growth over long-term investment horizons. Winona Capital manages more than $300 million on behalf of its family office and institutional investors. For more information, please visit (Source: Company Press Release | 5/7/15)


About ROTH Capital Partners

ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. and Hong Kong. For more information on ROTH, please visit


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