Thought Leadership
Invested Banker to the Consumer Industry


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 […]

Lil’ Drug Store Acquires Convenience Valet

August 25, 2020 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Glendale Heights, Illinois – Lil’ Drug Store Products Inc. has acquired Mechanical Servants LLC, doing business as Convenience Valet. The deal combines the resources of the two leading “point-of-need” consumer products companies serving the health and well-being of consumers on the go. “By combining our strengths, we […]

Perrigo acquires Market-Leading OTC Self-Care Brands in Eastern Europe

Expands Consumer Self-Care International’s (“CSCI”) robust dermatology platform into growing geographies with market-leading, margin accretive brands Leverages CSCI’s best-in-class skincare competencies and full product pipeline to drive future revenue synergies August 8, 2020 – Dublin, Ireland – Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO), a leading global provider of Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products, today announced that […]

Oystershell acquires RID® brand from Bayer to become the global leader in lice treatment

July 24, 2020 – Ghent, Belgium – Oystershell has come to an agreement with Bayer HealthCare LLC to acquire RID®, one of the leading brands in lice treatment in the US. The acquisition fits perfectly with Oystershell’s strategy and is supported by its recent creation of two separate business units: Oystershell Consumer Health, managing its […]

Caro Nut Company Receives Subordinated Debt Investment from Cyprium Partners

June 19, 2020 – Cyprium Investment Partners (“Cyprium”), a non-control private equity firm, has completed a new subordinated debt investment in Caro Nut Company (“Caro” or the “Company), with the proceeds used to fund Caro’s continued growth by providing working capital flexibility. The investment was the seventh transaction from the firm’s Cyprium Investors V fund […]

Karo Pharma acquires Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson

May 8, 2020 – Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (“Karo Pharma”) today announces the signing and closing of the acquisition of the remaining European rights to the Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Cilag GmbH International, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, for 58 MEUR. The transaction consolidates the ownership of the Pevaryl® brand portfolio, […]

Perrigo To Acquire Oral Care Assets Of High Ridge Brands

Strengthens Perrigo’s oral self-care leadership position with acquisition of the #1 and fastest growing value brand player in the children’s oral care category Attractive valuation provides opportunity to unlock meaningful shareholder value creation Assets expected to contribute more than $100 million in net sales and be accretive to Perrigo’s adjusted diluted earnings per share in […]

Audax Private Equity Announces the Acquisition of Stonewall Kitchen

August 1, 2019 – Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) announced today that it has acquired a controlling interest in Stonewall Kitchen (“The Company”), a leading provider of branded, specialty food products, from Centre Partners. The Company, founded in 1991 and headquartered in York, ME, consists of the flagship Stonewall Kitchen brand; the Tillen Farms brand of […]

Bayer Sells Iconic Dr Scholl’s™ Brand to Yellow Wood Partners

July 22, 2019 – Boston, Massachusetts, USA / Leverkusen, Germany – Yellow Wood Partners and Bayer announced today that Yellow Wood Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to buy the Dr. Scholl’s™ business from Bayer for a purchase price of 585 million U.S. dollars. Dr. Scholl’s™ is an iconic, one-of-a-kind brand, which is synonymous […]

Conair Corporation’s Professional Liquids Division has been Acquired by Transom Capital Group

July 9, 2019 – Stamford, CT – Transom Capital Group (“Transom”), a leading operations-focused middle market private equity firm, today announced it has acquired Conair Corporation’s professional liquids division. The division will be renamed as Beauty Quest Group (the “Company”). Beauty Quest Group is a leading integrated manufactuer and marketer of branded and private label […]