Ancor’s WellSpring Pharmaceutical acquires FDS

Ancor Capital Partners is pleased to announce WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation, based in Sarasota, Fla., has acquired FDS,® the highly trusted feminine hygiene brand, from Inspired Beauty Brands, Inc.

Ancor teamed with Sentinel Capital Partners to complete the transaction.

“We are greatly encouraged by the ability for Wellspring to acquire OTC brands, put them into our network and significantly grow the business,” said J. Randall Keene, Managing Partner at Ancor Capital Partners.

Established in 1966, FDS® is one of the most well-known and trusted brands in feminine care. The brand offers a wide range of feminine hygiene products in many forms and scents.

FDS® is an excellent addition to the rapidly expanding personal care and OTC brand portfolio that WellSpring is building. About one year ago the company acquired Bonine®, which added scale to its existing nausea franchise, teaming with Emetrol®. WellSpring also markets a number of innovative personal care brands, including Glaxal Base® skin moisturizers and Barriere™ silicone skin cream.

“We are excited to own FDS®,” said Wendy Shusko, CEO at WellSpring. “We look forward to bringing renewed focus and attention to this great brand and integrating it into the organization. The brand has a very loyal base and is in broad distribution at most key food, drug and mass retailers, as well as numerous beauty supply stores. We believe our team can expand on this momentum with innovative new products and programs.”

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