Brightstar Buys Contract Vitamin Maker

Brightstar Buys Contract Vitamin Maker

Brightstar Capital Partners has acquired Capstone Nutrition in partnership with members of the company’s senior management team.

Capstone is a contract developer and manufacturer of nutrition products. The company’s services include blending, manufacturing, and packaging of solid dose products (tablets and capsules) and powders.

Capstone’s product portfolio includes vitamins, minerals, botanicals, probiotics, sports nutrition, anti-aging, and general wellness products for branded customers selling through internet, multi-level marketing, mail order, healthcare practitioners, mass-market retail, as well as health food and specialty retail outlets.

Capstone, led by CEO Jared Leishman, was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Ogden, UT ( “The Brightstar team’s expertise and resources will allow Capstone to accelerate growth plans into new markets and products, and continue to be a one-stop-shop for innovative nutrition solutions,” said Mr. Leishman

“Capstone is a true innovator in the growing and fragmented health and wellness market,” said Gary Hokkanen, a partner at Brightstar. “We are excited to support Capstone as it builds on its impressive reputation of offering best-in-class products and solutions to its customers.”

New York-based Brightstar Capital Partners was founded in July 2015 and makes control investments of $50 million to $250 million in middle-market companies.

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