The Bountiful Company sells core brands to Nestlé in US$5.75 billion deal

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09 August 2021

On August 9, 2021, Nestlé Health Science announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of the core brands of The Bountiful Company. The Bountiful Company is the number one pure-play leader in the highly attractive and growing global nutrition and supplement category.

The transaction includes the high-growth brands Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex® and Puritan's Pride® as well as the company's US private label business. These brands will be integrated into Nestlé Health Science, creating a global leader in vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements.

Gowling WLG was Canadian and UK counsel to The Bountiful Company in this transaction. In Canada the team included Frank Sur, Melanie Condic, Simanpreet Panaych, Drew Hubka, Amanda Danyluk, Blair Wentworth and Andrew Miles (corporate); Lewis Retik, Katrina Coughlin and Victor Zhao (regulatory); Brent Kerr (tax); Max Brunette and Jonathan Lam (employment); Ian Macdonald and Elad Gafni (competition); Michelle Easton and Nelson Godfrey (IP); and Wendy Wagner (import/export and privacy). In the UK the team included Ragi Singh and Amar Adatia (corporate) and Martin Chitty (employment).

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