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WM Partners Acquires Allergy Research Group


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WM Partners, a certified diverse-owned private equity firm focused on investing in middle market companies and driving value creation in the health and wellness sector, today announced that HPH III Investments, LP, together with its parallel and feeder funds (“HPH III”), through its wholly owned entity, has acquired Allergy Research Group, a subsidiary of KI NutriCare (“KIN”), from Kikkoman Corporation.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1979 and led by Tim Gerke, President, ARG is a leader in the healthcare practitioner channel selling a full range of hypoallergenic supplements focused on addressing condition-specific issues. ARG has three brands it sells with distinct channel positioning, as well as its Nutri-Link subsidiary headquartered in the UK. ARG focuses on the healthcare practitioner channel, where it is an established player with a leading position and has a strong loyal customer base which has grown thanks to its strong engagement with customers and innovative products and educational initiatives.