CCMP Capital Advisors files for Jamieson IPO

Jamieson Wellness Inc., a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors, LP, has filed a preliminary prospectus in connection with its initial public offering and secondary offering of common shares.

Selling shareholders include CCMP Capital Investors III funds, Mark Hornick (CEO), Christopher Snowden (CFO), and Headlines Promotions Inc., an entity controlled by Lorna Vanderhaeghe.

BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets are acting as joint bookrunners for the offering. McCarthy Tétrault LLP and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP act as legal counsel to Jamieson and the underwriters.

CCMP acquired Jamieson from founder Eric Margolis for $307.5 million in January 2014. CCMP has since made two add-on acquisitions including the acquisition of Lorna Vanderhaeghe Health Solutions Inc. in June 2014 for $25.3 million and the acquisition of Body Plus Nutritional Products Inc. and affiliate Sonoma Nutraceuticals Inc. from Norm Danniels in January 2017 for $91 million.

CCMP currently owns 92.54% of the voting shares of Jamieson Wellness Inc.

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