Acquisition

Kindbody Acquires Genomics Company Phosphorus Labs Bringing Genetic Testing & Screening In-house

Fertility and family-building benefits provider Kindbody is acquiring Phosphorus Labs, a preventative genomics company. The acquisition and addition of Phosphorus’s state-of-the-art reference laboratory will bring Kindbody’s genetic testing and screening in-house to deliver a seamless continuum of patient care. The Phosphorus team of critical intellectual capital geneticists and lab technicians will join Kindbody as its new KindLabs division. Just a few months…

Health & Wellness Retailer Holland & Barrett Acquires UK-based Women’s Health Startup Parla

Holland & Barrett, a leading health and wellness retailer, has acquired women’s health startup Parla for an undisclosed amount. The company shared on LinkedIn: To achieve our vision and be the trusted partner to millions, helping people achieve their personal health and wellness goals, we’re committed to extending our support beyond retail, offering wellness solutions and services. We recently acquired Parla the first ever-virtual support…

Fertility Company Apricity acquires Period Tracking and Community Support App Woom

London-based Apricity, the company known for its virtual fertility clinics, has acquired Woom, a women’s health app offering period tracking and community support for those trying to conceive. Woom was founded in 2015 by Clelia Morales and Laurence Fontinoy in Spain and has created a robust AI engine that offers a personalized period tracker and manages a community of 1.8 million registered…

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,…