22 February 2019 - Slough - UK – RB, the global leading consumer health and hygiene company, today announces the acquisition of UpSpring, Ltd. (“UpSpring”), an innovative pre- and post-natal healthcare company based in Texas, USA, for an undisclosed amount.
The acquisition of UpSpring reinforces RB’s commitment to supporting expectant and new mums, and infants in the first 1,000 days of life. As a result of the acquisition, RB can support both breastfeeding mums and those who choose infant formula.
UpSpring is an attractive business and is aligned with RB’s strategy:
UpSpring will continue to operate as a stand-alone entity based in Texas, with the existing management team and co-founder continuing to lead the business.
Founded in 2005 by three entrepreneurs and inventors, Lisa Williamson, Dede Woodman and Julie Jumonville, UpSpring is committed to creating better solutions for the challenges of motherhood and has developed a wide ranging portfolio of products focused on pre- and post-natal needs from vitamins and supplements to compression hosiery.