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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 […]

Encore Consumer Capital Announces Investment in Love Wellness

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 23, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Encore Consumer Capital (“Encore”), a private equity firm that invests in leading consumer products companies, is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment in Ogilvie Brands, Inc. (d/b/a “Love Wellness”). Love Wellness, headquartered in New York City, is a women’s health and wellness brand […]

Conair Corporation to be Acquired by American Securities

NEW YORK, NY AND STAMFORD, CT, March 12, 2021 – Conair Corporation, a global leader in premium kitchen electric appliances, non-electric kitchenware, personal care, grooming, health and beauty products, and American Securities LLC, a leading U.S. private equity firm, announced today that Conair has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of […]

Yellow Wood Partners to Acquire Scholl From Reckitt Benckiser

BOSTON, MA, February 24, 2021 (PRNEWSWIRE) – Yellow Wood Partners LLC (“Yellow Wood”), a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Scholl footcare brand, which operates globally outside of the Americas, from U.K.-based consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser Group […]

Insignia Capital Group Announces Strategic Investment In Market Performance Group

WALNUT CREEK, CA, February 4, 2021 – Insignia Capital Group announced its strategic investment in Market Performance Group (“MPG” or the “Company”), a leading provider of sales strategy, account management, data and analytics, distribution/order to cash, and consulting services to health, personal care, food, and other CPG brands across brick and mortar and e-commerce retail […]

Swander Pace Capital Completes Sale of Clarion Brands

January 21, 2021 – Trevose, PA (BUSINESS WIRE) – Swander Pace Capital (“SPC”) announced today that it completed the sale of Trevose, PA-based Clarion Brands, LLC (“Clarion” or the “Company”), a leading consumer products company specializing in over-the-counter (“OTC”) healthcare solutions and dietary supplements, to Bridges Consumer Healthcare LLC, a consumer healthcare company partnering with […]

Gryphon Investors Sells Matrixx to Church & Dwight

December 1, 2020 – San Francisco (PRNewswire) – Gryphon Investors (“Gryphon”), a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (“Matrixx” or “the Company”) to Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE: CHD), a leading consumer packaged goods company. Gryphon originally invested in the […]

Arcadia Consumer Healthcare Acquires NATURELO®

High-growth NATURELO® adds scale, product diversity and increased online exposure, while meaningfully broadening Arcadia’s addressable market beyond traditional OTC Arcadia well positioned to capitalize on growing consumer appetite for self-directed health and wellness October 15, 2020 – New York, NY (PRNewswire) – Arcadia Consumer Healthcare, Inc., a recognized leader in the consumer healthcare market for […]

New Mountain Capital Partners with Jarrow

September 1, 2020 – Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY – Jarrow Formulas, Inc. and Jarrow Industries, Inc. (collectively “Jarrow” or the “Company”), a leading independent formulator, manufacturer and marketer of high-quality and scientifically-supported probiotics, vitamins, minerals and other supplements, announced today that it has partnered with New Mountain Capital, a leading growth-oriented investment […]