SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 — TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, has sold its stake in Perricone MD to Lion Capital.
Perricone MD was founded in 1997 by Dr. Nicholas Perricone, the world-renowned dermatologist and anti-aging expert. Today, the Perricone MD brand is recognized for its cutting-edge innovation in the category of science based skincare, and as a brand synonymous with breakthrough science, treatments and results. A product line comprising powerful anti-aging topicals and supplements is highlighted by top-performing franchises Cold Plasma, Acyl-Glutathione and Blue Plasma, all invented by Dr. Perricone.
“During the last three years, product sales and earnings of the company have more than doubled,” said Jamie O’Hara, managing director and president of TSG Consumer Partners. “The company is well positioned for future growth while continuing to be innovative to meet the needs of its incredibly devoted and growing customer base.”
ABOUT TSG CONSUMER PARTNERS LLC
TSG Consumer Partners, LLC is a leading investment firm with
approximately $5 billion of assets under management, focused
exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding
in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage,
restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories,
and e-commerce sectors. Representative past and present partner
companies include Duckhorn Wine Company, vitaminwater, thinkThin,
popchips, Muscle Milk, Yard House, Stumptown, Pabst, Planet Fitness,
REVOLVE, PAIGE, Smashbox Cosmetics, Pureology, Sexy Hair, e.l.f. Cosmetics
and IT Cosmetics.
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