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Karo Pharma to Acquire E45 Brand from Reckitt

Dec. 24, 2021 – Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (“Karo”) has today entered into a put option agreement pursuant to which it may acquire the dermatology brand E45® from Reckitt for total consideration of GBP 200m (the “Transaction”). Subject to the execution of the put option by Reckitt, the acquisition of the E45® brand will be effected […]

Sawaya Partners Special Milestone Announcement

Dec. 21, 2021 Dear valued clients and friends, We are very excited to share the news that we have entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX:CF) (“CG”), a leading independent, full-service financial services firm with a global presence and operations in two principal segments: Capital Markets and Wealth Management. […]

Kamado Joe and Masterbuilt to be Acquired by Middleby

NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 6, 2021 (PRNewswire) – Dominus Capital, L.P., a leading private equity firm based in New York, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its platform of leading outdoor cooking brands, including Masterbuilt and Kamado Joe, to Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD). “Our partnership with Dominus has accelerated our […]

Back To The Roots Raises $15M Series D Funding

OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 23, 2021 (PRNewswire) – Back to the Roots, the world’s fastest-growing organic garden brand and largest millennial garden brand, announced today that it has raised $15M in Series D funding to accelerate product innovation and support new distribution growth. Major investors in the round include S2G Ventures, Loft Growth Partners, Fenwick Brands, […]

4×4 Capital Acquires Former Bountiful Company Brands from KKR

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2021 (PRNewswire) – 4×4 Capital, a New York-based investment platform focused on building value for companies in the consumer, services and industrials sectors, has acquired the former sports and active nutrition division of The Bountiful Company from KKR and Carlyle. The Bountiful Company and its portfolio of vitamin and supplement brands […]

Perrigo to Acquire HRA Pharma

Transaction would complete Perrigo’s three-year transformation plan to become a global leader in consumer self-care; positions Perrigo to deliver top-tier net sales growth and double-digit EPS growth, with significant margin expansion. Would add HRA’s focused portfolio of market leading, high growth OTC self-care brands in blister care, women’s health and scar care to Perrigo’s expert […]

Bansk Group to Acquire Arcadia Consumer Healthcare

Positions Company for Continued Success in Meeting the Ever Increasing Consumer Appetite for Health and Wellness Solutions NEW YORK, NY, August 9, 2021 (PRNEWSWIRE) – Bansk Group, a private investment firm focused on building distinctive consumer brands, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Arcadia Consumer Healthcare (“Arcadia” or the […]

Prospect Hill Growth Partners Announces Majority Investment in Lifestyle Solutions

WALTHAM, MA, July 6, 2021 – Prospect Hill Growth Partners (“PHGP”), a private equity firm focused on North American consumer and healthcare growth companies, is pleased to announce its investment in Lifestyle Solutions, a leading drop-ship supplier of upholstered home furnishings in the e-commerce channel. PHGP acquired a majority stake in Lifestyle Solutions, with significant […]

Platinum Equity to Acquire SVP Worldwide

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 10, 2021 (PRNEWSWIRE) – Platinum Equity announced today a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in SVP-Singer Holdings, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries (“SVP Worldwide”), the world’s largest consumer sewing machine company. Existing shareholders and management have retained a meaningful equity interest. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction […]

Prestige Enters Into Agreement to Acquire TheraTears

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Prestige Consumer Healthcare Inc. (“Prestige” or the “Company”) (NYSE:PBH) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of over-the-counter consumer brands from specialty pharmaceutical company Akorn Operating Company LLC (“Akorn”) for $230 million in cash. The agreement is structured as an […]

Kainos Capital To Sell Olde Thompson to Olam Food Ingredients

DALLAS, TX, April 28, 2021 – Kainos Capital (“Kainos”), a food and consumer-focused private equity firm, today announced that it has agreed to sell its portfolio company Olde Thompson to Olam Food Ingredients, an operating group of Olam International (SGX: 032), a global food and agri-business, in a transaction valued at $950 million. Olde Thompson […]

Slant/Fin has been Acquired by Mestek

WESTFIELD, MA, April 19, 2021 – Mestek, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for industrial, commercial and residential spaces, announces the acquisition of the baseboard assets of Slant/Fin, a leading provider of hydronic baseboard radiation. The transaction builds upon Mestek’s track record of investing in channel specific companies that provide […]