Crown Laboratories, ("Crown"), a leading, fully integrated, global skincare company and a Hildred Capital Management LLC ("Hildred") portfolio company, and L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Crown will acquire StriVectin. The transaction is expected to close by mid-September 2021 and is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Other equity sponsors in Crown include Greenspring Associates and Montreux Growth Partners.
Upon completion of the transaction, StriVectin's products will become part of Crown's new Premium Skincare Division and will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Crown Laboratories. StriVectin's President, Cori Aleardi, will become President and Chief Commercial Officer of Crown and will join the Crown Executive Leadership Team. StriVectin will continue to be based in New York City.
"Partnering with StriVectin is an exciting and significant next step in diversifying and scaling our organization," said Jeff Bedard, Crown Laboratories CEO. "StriVectin has assembled a truly impressive team, a proven business model, and a premier product portfolio that is beloved by its customers. We are particularly excited that Cori will be assuming a senior executive role at Crown, helping to guide the merged businesses, and we think the combined talents of both teams will enable us to accelerate growth across all our product areas. The addition of StriVectin to Crown's portfolio enriches our focus on partnering with our customers throughout their lifetime skin health journey."