The Service of the Commission for the Protection of Competition announces that it has received notification of a proposed concentration regarding the acquisition of share capital of Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. by KKR & Co L.P., via Clover Acquisition Holding Inc.
KKR Co L.P. & is a company duly registered under the laws of the USA. KKR is an investment company, which offers a wide range of alternative investment funds and other investment products to investors. KKR also provides solutions for capital markets (capital market solutions) for itself, affiliated portfolio companies and other clients. Private funds (equity funds) managed by KKR invest in companies in various sectors.
Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. is a company duly registered under the laws of the USA. Alphabet, together with its subsidiaries, conducts the business of The Nature's Bounty Co. Nature's Bounty is a manufacturer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, minerals (minerals), spices, specialized supplements and sports nutrition products (sports/active nutrition products) ("VHMS") in the USA, with operations around the world.
Clover Acquisition Holding Inc. is a company duly registered under the laws of the USA, a subsidiary of KKR & Co L.P. and acts as a vehicle company (special purpose vehicle), for the purposes of this concentration.