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NBTY Advances Into Personal-Care Space With Organic Doctor Acquisition

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Dietary supplement manufacturer NBTY purchases the U.K.-based Dr. Organic/Organic Doctor personal-care line, continuing the firm's focus on building its branded consumer business. The deal helps diversify NBTY's health and wellness portfolio and accelerate its entry in the mass-market beauty and skin-care segments.

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