M&A Deal Summary

The Nature s Bounty Acquires Vitarich Laboratories

On March 14, 2011, The Nature s Bounty acquired consumer products company Vitarich Laboratories from Argan for 3M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is The Nature s Bounty’s 2nd transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is The Nature s Bounty’s 2nd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is The Nature s Bounty’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is The Nature s Bounty’s 1st transaction in Florida.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-03-14
Target Vitarich Laboratories
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) The Nature s Bounty
Sellers(s) Argan
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 3M USD

Target

Vitarich Laboratories

Naples, Florida, United States
Vitarich Laboratories is an integrated manufacturer of nutraceutical products including nutritional and whole-food dietary supplements.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

The Nature s Bounty

Ronkonkoma, New York, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1971
Sector Consumer Products
Employees13,500
DESCRIPTION

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a a vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world. The Nature's Bounty was founded in 1971 and is based in Ronkonkoma, New York.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 6
Sector (Consumer Products) 2 of 3
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (Florida) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 5
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-07-25 MET-Rx Nutrition

Ronkonkoma, New York, United States

MET-Rx Nutrition, Inc. is a manufacturer of a high protein, meal replacement shake fortified with an exclusive protein blend called Metamyosyn©.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-11-26 Balance Bar

New York, New York, United States

Balance Bar Co. is a provider of energy bars and nutrition bars.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Argan

Rockville, Maryland, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1961
Sector Construction
Employees1,358
Revenue 509M USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION

Argan is a provider of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, maintenance, and consulting service. Argan energy plants include simple and combined cycle natural gas-fired power plants as well as alternative energy facilities including biodiesel, ethanol, and those powered by renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. Argan was founded in 1961 and is based in Rockville, Maryland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Consumer Products) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Florida) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-12-21 Gemma Power Systems

Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Gemma Power Systems is a power plant builder serving New England. The Company provides development, construction, startup, operation, and maintenance services.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-12 Atlantic Projects Company

Singapore

Atlantic Projects Company Ltd. is a provider of construction and technical services for power generation, oil & gas, industrial and process industry customers worldwide.

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