Cosmetics & Personal Care
ACQUISITION EXPANDS KENSING’S NATURAL VITAMIN E AND PHYTOSTEROLS PRODUCT OFFERINGS. 4th October 2023
Kensing, LLC, a leading manufacturer of natural vitamin E, plant sterols and high-purity surfactants, and a portfolio company owned by an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC, announced the acquisition of Advanced Organic Materials, a pioneering producer of non-GMO plant-based vitamin E and phytosterols derived from sunflower and rapeseed.
“The acquisition of AOM enhances our range of non-GMO plant-based ingredients, strengthens our access to new sources of diversified natural raw materials and opens up new end markets,” stated Serge Rogasik, CEO of Kensing. “We look forward to partnering with Alex [AOM’s CEO] and his team to meet the growing demand for natural products from our five plants across the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.”
AOM, which operates state-of-the-art facilities in Valencia, Spain, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a globally recognized leader in the production of plant-based, non-GMO products including vitamin E, mixed tocopherols, and phytosterols. Serving customers in more than 34 countries, AOM excels in delivering clean-label alternatives that are well aligned with preferences of brands and consumers across the nutrition, personal care, food, and beverage sectors.
“We are thrilled to join forces with an industry leader and embark on this new chapter as part of Kensing. This acquisition marks an exciting opportunity for us to leverage our combined capabilities to enhance performance and expand geographic presence. Together, we can deliver unparalleled value to customers, consumers, and stakeholders, and I look forward to the journey ahead,” stated Alex Abad, CEO of AOM