PE-Owned Hair Care Co. Buys LA Looks, Other Dial Brands

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 11:48 AM EDT) -- A California hair product maker that is a portfolio company of Connecticut-based private equity firm Brynwood Partners has purchased several personal hygiene care brands — including L.A. Looks, Dep Sport and Soft & Dri — from The Dial Corp., Brynwood said Tuesday.

Brynwood said that Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Golden Sun Inc., which does business under the name Newhall Laboratories, had acquired a portfolio of hair care brands, a deodorant brand and a hand soap brand from Dial, a subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. The transaction...
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