Vantage Specialty Chemicals Holdings (Vantage), am portfolio company of alternative investment firm HIG Capital (HIG), has acquired JEEN International Corporation and Botanicals Plus, Inc (collectively, JEEN).
JEEN is highly complementary to Vantage Personal Care’s existing comprehensive portfolio of naturally derived ingredients, including active ingredients, natural oils, and bio-based chassis ingredients.
JEEN is a provider of naturally derived specialty ingredients and blends for the personal care and cosmetics markets. JEEN’s portfolio includes a diverse range of specialised active ingredients, botanical extracts, and complexes serving functional applications for skin and hair care. JEEN is an innovative leader in rapid product development and customisation to support its global customer base of leading multinationals and emerging indie brands. JEEN’s owners, Adam Perle and Jeanne Perle, will join the Vantage team and remain invested in the business going forward.
JEEN is the fifth add-on acquisition that Vantage has completed since HIG acquired the Company in October 2017.