TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jamieson Wellness Inc. (“Jamieson Wellness” or the “Firm”) (TSX: JWEL) as we speak introduced it has accomplished the beforehand introduced acquisition of Nutrawise Well being & Magnificence Company (“Nutrawise”), a number one innovator, producer and marketer of premium dietary supplements underneath the youth model in the US and different worldwide markets, for roughly US$210 million ($265 million1), plus potential extra consideration contingent on attaining pre-determined development targets post-closing.
The acquisition offers the Firm with a platform for growth within the US VMS market via the addition of its premium model and product providing, extremely complementary to the Firm’s branded portfolio. The transaction is instantly accretive with 2022 professional forma revenues of $155 million to $159 million2 and Adjusted EBITDA3 of $28 million to $29 million.
In reference to the closing of the Nutrawise acquisition, the Firm’s subsidiaries, Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. and Jamieson Well being Merchandise USA Ltd., efficiently amended and restated their present senior credit score services pursuant to a second amended and restated credit score settlement (the “Credit score Settlement”) with a syndicate of lenders. The Credit score Settlement provides the Firm’s newly acquired subsidiary, NutraWise Well being & Magnificence LLC, as a borrower thereunder, extends the maturity date of the credit score services to July 19, 2027 and offers availability of as much as $500 million underneath revolving credit score services, plus an expanded accordion function of as much as $250 million, offering for future development alternatives.4
“The closing of this transaction considerably enhances our world platform, opening thrilling new development alternatives for Jamieson Wellness,” mentioned Mike Pilato, President and CEO of Jamieson Wellness. “With our new group members, model and state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, we’re nicely positioned to speed up our growth within the largest vitamin, mineral and complement market on the earth. We stay up for persevering with to work intently with co-founders Darren and Patty Impolite and the Nutrawise group to combine youth into the Jamieson Wellness portfolio, leveraging our mixed strengths to enhance the well being and wellness of shoppers around the globe.”
Extra particulars on the transaction could be discovered within the investor presentation on the Firm’s web site right here.
“We’re thrilled to formally be a part of the Jamieson Wellness group as we speak,” mentioned Darren Impolite, co-founder of Nutrawise. “We stay up for working as a part of the Jamieson group to proceed to develop the youth principle model in the US and internationally.”
About Jamieson Wellness Inc.
Jamieson Wellness is devoted to bettering the world’s well being and wellness with its portfolio of progressive pure well being manufacturers. Established in 1922, Jamieson is the Firm’s heritage model and Canada’s #1 client well being model. Jamieson Wellness additionally affords a wide range of VMS merchandise underneath its youth principle, Progressive, Sensible Options, Iron Vegan and Precision manufacturers. The Firm is a participant of the United Nations World Compact and adheres to its principles-based method to accountable enterprise. For extra data please go to www.jamiesonwellness.com.
Jamieson Wellness’ head workplace is positioned at 1 Adelaide Road East Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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1 All figures in $CAD hundreds of thousands except in any other case indicated.
2 Professional forma figures for 2022 give impact to the Nutrawise acquisition as if it had occurred on January 1, 2022.
3 It is a non-IFRS monetary measure. See the “Non-IFRS and Different Monetary Measures” part of this press launch for extra data on this non-IFRS monetary measure. Adjusted EBITDA of the Firm for the yr ended December 31, 2021 was C$100.1 million.
4 The syndicate is comprised of 8 banks. Financial institution of Montreal acted as Administrative Agent. BMO Capital Markets acted as Co-Lead Arranger and Joint-Bookrunner with Nationwide Financial institution of Canada, RBC Capital Markets and The Financial institution of Nova Scotia.