Nestlé Health Science’s Acquisition of The Better Health Company

Buddle Findlay advised Nestlé Health Science on the acquisition of The Better Health Company. PwC acted as Nestlè’s local counsel in Australia, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

Nestlé Health Science has agreed to acquire The Better Health Company (TBHC), the parent company of GO Healthy and Egmont, from CDH Investments and TBHC founding shareholders.

Under the transaction, Nestlé Health Science will acquire The Better Health Company in its entirety. This includes the GO Healthy brand, New Zealand’s leading supplement brand; New Zealand Health Manufacturing, an Auckland-based manufacturing facility for vitamins minerals and supplements; and the Manuka honey brand Egmont.

The transaction remains subject to certain conditions and approvals (including OIO) with completion expected to occur before the end of October 2022.

Financial details were not disclosed.

Nestlé Health Science, a leader in the science of nutrition, is a globally managed business unit of Nestlé focusing on redefining the management of health, offering an extensive portfolio of science-based consumer health, medical nutrition, pharmaceutical therapies, and vitamin and supplement brands.?


The Better Health Company delivers innovative health promoting programs, training and resources. We design and develop interactive solutions for health professionals, communities and workplaces looking to implement healthier lifestyle behaviours relating to nutrition, physical activity and behaviour change.

Partner Sarah McEwan (Picture) led the team from Buddle Findlay supported by a large number of specialists including partners Susie Kilty, Mere King and Hamish Selby, senior associates Victoria Watt and Sophie Thoreau, senior solicitors Hannah Lee and Laura Green and solicitor Danielle Jenner. 

Involved fees earner: Susie Kilty – Buddle Findlay; Mere King – Buddle Findlay; Sarah McEwan – Buddle Findlay; Hamish Selby – Buddle Findlay; Sophie Thoreau – Buddle Findlay; Victoria Watt – Buddle Findlay;

Law Firms: Buddle Findlay;

Clients: Nestlé Health Science;

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Author: Sonia Carcano