Taro to acquire Alchemee from Galderma
Alchemee’s flagship brand Proactiv® is an iconic product synonymous with acne care
ZUG, Switzerland / HAWTHORNE, N.Y., USA, February 22, 2022 – Galderma and Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TARO) (“Taro”) announced today they have signed a definitive agreement for Taro to acquire Alchemee, formerly The Proactiv Company (TPC), from Galderma. The agreement between Galderma and Taro includes Alchemee’s business and assets around the world, including the Proactiv® brand.
"We are excited to add Proactiv® to Taro’s broad portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter dermatology products. We look forward to welcoming the Alchemee team into Taro and working together to continue to make a difference to the millions of people living with acne around the world.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Proactiv® has been used and trusted by millions around the world for more than 25 years. Originally set up as a subscription-based business, Proactiv® quickly became a leading U.S. consumer acne brand.
“We are proud of the work we have done together to serve customers suffering from acne around the world through Proactiv®. I am confident that Taro is the right owner to build on Alchemee’s strong foundation. Their vision is aligned to Alchemee, which comes with an incredible legacy and brand equity, and a great team with a clear plan for future success.”
FLEMMING ØRNSKOV, M.D., MPH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and any necessary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
At Alchemee, we aspire to inspire. We are alchemists at heart, harnessing science to create powerful wellness solutions. The combination of alchemy and “me” offers the right mixture of science, expertise, and support that empowers our customers with confidence. Through one-of-a-kind expert-designed formulas and positive guidance, Alchemee provides solutions that are as effective as they are transformative. At Alchemee, we are committed to empowering the world one person at a time. Alchemee. Transformation beyond expectation. www.alchemee.com
Galderma is the world’s largest independent dermatology company, present in approximately 100 countries. Since our inception in 1981, we have been driven by a complete dedication to dermatology. We deliver an innovative, science-based portfolio of sophisticated brands and services across Aesthetics, Consumer Care and Prescription Medicine. Focused on the needs of consumers and patients, we work in partnership with healthcare professionals to ensure superior outcomes. Because we understand that the skin we’re in shapes our life stories, we are advancing dermatology for every skin story. For more information: www.galderma.com.
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is a multinational, science-based pharmaceutical company, dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers through the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality healthcare products. For further information on Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., please visit the Company’s website at www.taro.com.
Christian Marcoux, M.Sc.
Chief Communications Officer
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Director, Global Communications
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William J. Coote
VP, Chief Financial Officer
Some of the information contained in this press release may contain forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Neither Galderma, Alchemee, nor Taro has any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.