SILK Laser Australia buys Australian Skin Clinics and Cosmetic Clinic in New Zealand for $52 million


ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA: SILK Laser Australia Limited has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Beauty Services Holdings Pty Ltd, LMD2 Pty Ltd and their broader group of entities for upfront cash consideration of $47.0 million and up to an additional $5.0 million earn-out.

Beauty Services Holdings Pty Ltd, LMD2 Pty Ltd together operate Australian Skin Clinics in Australia and The Cosmetic Clinic in New Zealand (ASC Group).

The acquisition of ASC Group solidifies SILK’s position as the #2 player in the Australian non-surgical aesthetic industry and is consistent with SILK’s growth strategy.

Commenting on the news, SILK CEO and Co-Founder Martin Perelman said: “We are excited to welcome Australian Skin Clinics and The Cosmetic Clinic to the SILK family. Together, we will be one of the leading chains in the Australia market, giving our clients more choice, more innovation and most importantly, better service and results.”

“The ASC Group acquisition is an exciting opportunity for SILK and delivers on our growth strategy. ASC Group is well aligned to our existing service offering and complements our existing network, whilst providing scaled entry into Victorian and New Zealand markets.

The acquisition solidifies our market leadership as a major player in Australia with 103clinicsand entry into New Zealand with 14 clinics. This increased scale provides opportunity for further value creation through synergies and further investment in our brand and customer experience.”

ASC Group is a leading provider of non-surgical aesthetic products and services, operating in Australia as ‘Australian Skin Clinics’ and in New Zealand as ‘The Cosmetic Clinic’.

SILK has launched a fully underwritten Placement to eligible institutional investors, of approximately 4.7 million shares to raise approximately $20.0millionto partially fund the acquisition.

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17 Jun, 3:56 pm GMT+10 · Disclaimer

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