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Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. is an American company that markets and distributes over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products. It was formed by the merger of Medtech Products, Inc., Prestige Brands International, and the Spic and Span Company in 1996. The company is headquartered in Tarrytown, New York. Among the brands owned by Prestige Brands are Chloraseptic sore throat products, Clear Eyes, Compound W
Compound W
wart treatment, Dramamine
Dramamine
motion sickness treatment, Efferdent
Efferdent
denture care, Luden's
Luden's
throat drops, BC & Goody's Headache Powders, Pediacare & Little Remedies children's OTC products, Beano (dietary supplement), Comet and Spic and Span household cleaning products. The company's CEO and president is Ron Lombardi, who replaced Mathew Mannelly on June 1, 2015.[2]

Contents

1 History 2 Products 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. was established in 1999 to acquire, revitalize, and line extend leading, often neglected but healthy brands that were considered non-core at major consumer products companies. In 2004, MidOcean Partners sold Prestige Brands to GTCH Golder Rauner.[3] Acquisitions: The company acquired Blacksmith Brands' portfolio of five brands in 2010. In December 2011, the company agreed to purchase 17 brands from GlaxoSmithKline
GlaxoSmithKline
which included BC Powder, Beano, Ecotrin, Fiber Choice, Goody's Powder, Sominex and Tagamet
Tagamet
for $660 Million.[4] In 2013, Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. acquired Care Pharmaceuticals of Bondi Junction, New South Wales, Australia, a privately held marketer and distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare brands for children and adults.[5] In 2014, the company purchased Hydralyte in Australia and New Zealand from the Hydration Pharmaceuticals Trust of Victoria, Australia. Hydralyte is the leading oral rehydration product in Australia and New Zealand.[6] In April 2014, Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Insight Pharmaceuticals Corporation, a marketer and distributor of feminine care and other over-the-counter healthcare products, for $750 million in cash.[7] In November 2015, Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DenTek Oral Care Inc. (DenTek), a privately-held marketer and distributor of oral care products for $225 million in cash.[8] In December 2016, Prestige Brands Holdings Inc., home to brands including Monistat, Dramamine
Dramamine
and Luden's, has agreed to buy C.B. Fleet Co. from private-equity firm Gryphon Investors for about $825 million.[9] Divestitures: In 2009, Prestige sold its Denorex and Prell
Prell
brands of shampoo. It has since divested Phazyme (2012); Fiber Choice, PediaCare, New-Skin, and Dermoplast (2016). Products[edit] Prestige Brands owns many over-the counter medicines and products, including:

Digestive care:

Bacid Beano Dramamine Fleet Kondremul Phazyme Tagamet

Eye, ear, nose, and throat

Allerest PE Auro Capastat Chloraseptic Clear Eyes Debrox Luden's
Luden's
throat lozenges Murine Ear & Murine Tears NasalCrom Nostrilla Stye Sucrets

Household cleaning:

Chore Boy Comet Pronto Plus Spic and Span

Oral care

DenTek Efferdent Effergrip Ezo Fresh Guard by Efferdent Gly-Oxide OraBrush The Doctor's

Pain relief

Ecotrin Anacin BC Powder Diabet Aid Goody's Powder Percogesic Stanback

Pediatric care

Boudreaux's Butt Paste Caldesene Gentle Naturals Little Remedies Pedia-Lax

Skin care

Americaine Boil Ease Chapet Cloverine Salve Compound W Dermarest Freezone Mosco Nix Outgro Oxypor Skin Shield Ting Wartner

Sleep aids

Compul Nytol Sominex

Women's health

Monistat Norforms Summer's Eve Uristat Vitron C

References[edit]

^ a b c d . SEC Filings Prestige Brands, Inc. http://ir.prestigebrands.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=182173&p=irol-sec&secCat01.1_rs=11&secCat01.1_rc=10&nn=1&control_selectgroup=0.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ "Senior Management Team". Retrieved June 14, 2015.  ^ " MidOcean Partners Agrees to Sell Prestige Brands To GTCH Golder Rauner". News & Press. 12 February 2014.  ^ http://www.midoceanpartners.com/cgi-bin/news.pl?ID=10946 ^ http://ir.prestigebrands.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=182173&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1836074&highlight= ^ http://www.marketwatch.com/story/prestige-brands-announces-agreement-to-acquire-hydralyte-the-leading-otc-oral-rehydration-product-in-australia-2014-04-15 ^ http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20140425005272/en/Prestige-Brands-Announces-Agreement-Acquire-Insight-Pharmaceuticals#.U1pZ-PRDuSo ^ http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151123005324/en/Prestige-Brands-Announces-Agreement-Acquire-DenTek-Holdings ^ https://www.wsj.com/articles/prestige-brands-to-buy-summers-eve-owner-c-b-fleet-for-about-825-million-1482448080.  Missing or empty title= (help)

External links[edit]

Official website Marketwatch - Prestige

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