Backyard Products is the leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of ready-to-assemble “do-it-yourself” (DIY) and installed “do-it-for-me” wood-based storage buildings, gazebos, timber buildings and playsets selling under the brand names Handy-Home Products, Yardline, Heartland and Backyard Buildings. The company and its affiliates have a 30-year operating history and are considered a category leader in wooden installed and DIY sheds. Backyard’s products are sold through big-box retailers, direct to the consumer through company-owned sales lots, a variety of smaller retailers, and through the internet.

Add-on Completed

  • Kid’s Creation (Kansas City, KS)
  • Swing-N-Slide (Janesville, WI)

Investment Date: November 2005
Status: Exited/Partially Realized
Monroe, Michigan