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Pharma Dealmaker Saunders Includes Wellness Space In Acquisition Group’s Investment Targets

Brent Saunder’s Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp. wants to raise up to $460m in a forthcoming IPO to buy companies in health care and medical market niches including wellness.

Financing Dietary Supplements

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

France’s Lehning Acquires Lescuyer To Boost Supplements Portfolio

Laboratoires Lehning has snapped up fellow French natural health manufacturer Laboratoire Lescuyer to expand its presence in the dietary supplements market and enhance its capabilities in the growing e-commerce segment.

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Strategy

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Nestlé To Enter Europe's CBD Market With UK Launch

Nestlé Health Science is expanding its CBD offering outside the US with the UK launch of a dietary supplement formulated by cannabis development firm Geocann.

Cannabidiol CBD Launches

Fitbit Has OTC Electrocardiogram App To Rival Apple, Samsung With Clearance In US, EU

Fitbit will launch its new Fitbit Sense smartwatch with ECG app in Europe, US, Hong Kong and India in October. 

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NAD Offers Complex And Fast Tracks: Not All Advertising Claim Reviews Are Alike

NAD will assign three attorneys at the beginning of each Complex Track review instead of one, director Laura Brett said in a recent interview. The industry self-regulation group also recently launched its Fast-Track program for more simple ad claim challenges that rarely have been made.

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Sales & Earnings

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Pharma Dealmaker Saunders Includes Wellness Space In Acquisition Group’s Investment Targets

Brent Saunder’s Vesper Healthcare Acquisition Corp. wants to raise up to $460m in a forthcoming IPO to buy companies in health care and medical market niches including wellness.

Financing Dietary Supplements

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

PharmaSGP's Chemical-Free OTCs A Hit With EU Consumers During COVID-19

Germany's PharmaSGP reported solid sales gains in the first half as European consumers snapped up its chemical-free OTCs and dietary supplement offering.

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Litigation

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Latest From Wellness & Legal Issues

GNC’s Sale Attracts No Competitors For Harbin’s Bid; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

Deadline passed for “other qualified bidders to submit higher or otherwise better offers to purchase” full ownership of GNC. Approving sale to Harbin Pharmaceuticals, already its largest shareholder, depends partly on approval by US bankruptcy court, where a hearing is set for 17 September.

Dietary Supplements Deals

Competing Bidder For GNC Argues Expected Sale To Chinese Firm Would Cause Security Risks In US

DynamicVetnures also contends Harbin Pharmaceutical is attempting to avoid a regulatory review by federal agencies on national security and other questions that is required when foreign companies make large investments in US businesses.

Policy Deals

Herbalife Pays $123M To Resolve Criminal, Civil Charges From US Investigation Of China Business

Direct seller pays fines in settlements with SEC and DoJ on bribery and other charges but two former executives for its operations in China still face criminal charges alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. They have not been arrested and have remained at large since being charged in November 2019.

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