Imperial Capital Group of Toronto, as sponsor of Imperial Capital Acquisition Fund IV, is pleased to announce the acquisition of New Jersey based Petra Pet, Inc.,the owner of pet treat brand Beefeaters®, and its pet nutrition products affiliate, Petra Vet, LLC. Beefeaters is a leading brand in several pet treat categories, including rawhide and porkhide chews, natural treats, dental chews, and hybrids. Its products are distributed by leading retailers throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Mexico. Founded in 1986, the Company has a long track record of profitable growth and increased market share driven by superior quality and innovative new products. Several of Beefeaters’ products are patent protected.