Philadelphia, PA – November 2004 – Zygoquest Group "seeking to unite” announced that they served as an advisor on the acquisition of CosMedix by Aloette. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
CosMedix, founded by Ben Johnson, M.D. and headquartered in Lakewood, CO, is a leading distributor of chirally correct medical skin care products (www.cosmedix.com). Aloette, owned by Christie and Bob Cohen and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is the industry leader in aloe-based skin care and beauty products (www.aloette.com).
Formerly Bob Cohen was a primary owner and builder of Atlanta Legal Copies - an $85 million document-services and legal reprographics firm with 2,500 employees in 26 cities acquired by Dudek for Ikon in his former capacity as Ikon’s Vice-President of Acquisitions.
Aloette, ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of “America’s Top 200 Small Companies” is one of the country’s leading direct sales skin care and cosmetics companies. Retail product sales last year exceeded $25 million. The Company continues to expand its brand presence through the offering of product collections on the Home Shopping Network (HSN), a global television retailer and other electronic media such as infomercials.
About Zygoquest Group and Mike Dudek (www.zygoquest.com)
Zygoquest provides customized merger and acquisition services to buyers and sellers of companies. Mike Dudek, President and owner of Zygoquest and his management team are authors of over 500 M&A consummated transactions throughout their careers. Zygoquest is the #1 M&A authority in the office products industry, and provides M&A services to sellers and buyers in other specialized industries including: aerospace, document services, systems-integration & telephony. The Zygoquest website contains deals you will recognize.