ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Jack Black, L.L.C., a leading U.S. based luxury men’s skincare products company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition was funded from operating cash and is expected to be EPS neutral in fiscal 2018.
About Edgewell Personal Care
Edgewell is a leading pure-play consumer products company with an attractive, diversified portfolio of established brand names such as Schick® and Wilkinson Sword® men’s and women’s shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge® and Skintimate® shave preparations; Playtex®, Stayfree®, Carefree® and o.b.® feminine care products; Banana Boat® and Hawaiian Tropic® sun care products; Playtex® infant feeding, Diaper Genie®; Bulldog® male skincare and grooming products; and Wet Ones® moist wipes. The Company has a broad global footprint and operates in more than 50 markets, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan and Australia, with approximately 6,000 employees worldwide.
About Jack Black, L.L.C.
Founded in Dallas, TX in 2000 by Curran Dandurand, Jeff Dandurand and Emily Dalton, Jack Black, L.L.C. is the leading provider of men’s prestige grooming and skin care products. Jack Black products are created with a simple commitment to our customers: Nothing complicated. Nothing cosmetic. Just superior skincare. Fragrance-free, colorant-free, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, and dermatologist-tested, Jack Black products take an honest, effective approach to helping you look and feel your best.