Acquisition

Hertility Acquires Netherlands-based Hormone Testing Company Grip as It Gears Up for International Expansion

A couple of weeks ago Hertility took over London with its thought-provoking out-of-home campaign, but the company’s ambitions clearly aren’t limited to the UK. Today, as Hertility gears up for rapid international expansion, the company is announcing the acquisition of Netherlands-based competitor Grip. Until now, comprehensive data on women’s health hasn’t existed, but acquiring Grip will expand Hertility’s own dataset and help…

Equilibria Acquires Gen-Z Focused CBD Brand Fleur Marché

Equilibria, a functional wellness company that combines CBD e-commerce with wellness consultation services, has acquired Fleur Marché, a Gen-Z focued CBD brand. As the company looks to expand its offering of innovative, daily wellness solutions to women of all ages and stages, the acquisition brings together two female-led brands that share a mission of democratizing plant-based therapies such that all women have access…

Carlyle and PAI Partners Agree to Acquire Women’s Health Pharma Company Theramex

Global investment firms PAI Partners and Carlyle have agreed to acquire Theramex, a global specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on women’s health, from CVC Capital Partners VI. The details Theramex was created following the carve-out of a portfolio of women’s health pharma products in 2018, and has subsequently developed into one of the largest specialty pharma platforms dedicated to women and their health.…

Private Equity Firm Yellow Wood Launches a New Sexual Wellness Platform after Acquiring Several Brands from Clio

Yellow Wood, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, has announced the formation of a new sexual wellness platform, Beacon Wellness Brands, with the acquisition of several brands from Clio. Beacon Wellness Brands markets and sells sexual wellness devices under the PlusOne and Deia brands in many leading retailers including, Target, Walmart, CVS, and Walgreens, and has…

Ro Acquires Sperm Analysis and Storage Company Dadi

DTC healthcare company Ro has acquired Dadi, a fertility company specializing in the facilitation of sperm testing, analysis, and storage. The deal follows Ro’s recent $150M raise and another acquisition in the fertility space (Modern Fertility) last summer. As part of the acquisition, today, Ro is launching the Ro Sperm Kit, an updated and rebranded offering powered by Dadi’s proprietary collection, testing,…

Kimberly-Clark Acquires a Majority Stake in Thinx

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KCC) has acquired of a majority stake in Thinx, leading company in the reusable period and incontinence underwear category. The company made an initial minority investment in Thinx in 2019. Thinx is a family of four brands dedicated to creating products that support bodies from puberty to post-menopause. Together, Thinx, Thinx (BTWN), Speax by Thinx, and Thinx for All. The…

SimpleHealth Acquires Emme, the Company Known for Its Smart Birth Control Case

Another week, another acquisition and this time it’s in the contraception space: SimpleHealth, a telehealth provider in the reproductive health space, is acquiring Emme, a healthtech company focused, known for its Birth Control Smart Case. The acquisition expands SimpleHealth’s birth control prescription delivery and telehealth services while addressing unmet needs in reproductive healthcare through a patient-centered approach. Emme had previously been active…

Kindbody Reaches Unicorn Status with the Acquisition of Fertility Clinic Network Vios Fertility Institute

We talked about Kindbody just last week when the company announced its expansion into DTC with ‘Kind at Home’, a new line of consumer products starting with fertility tests for both women and when. This week the company is making the news again with the acquisition of Vios Fertility Institute, a network of fertility clinics. The acquisition doubles Kindbody’s footprint in the…