DEERFIELD, ILLINOIS — March 1, 2022 – Vantage Specialty Chemicals™ (“Vantage” or the “Company”) has acquired JEEN International Corporation and BotanicalsPlus, Inc. (collectively, “JEEN”).
The combination marks an exciting new chapter in Vantage's evolution to a solutions-oriented leader in the personal care ingredients space. JEEN is highly complementary to Vantage Personal Care’s existing comprehensive portfolio of naturally derived ingredients, including active ingredients, natural oils and bio-based chassis ingredients.
JEEN is a leading global provider of naturally derived specialty ingredients and blends for the personal care and cosmetics markets. JEEN’s portfolio includes a diverse range of specialized active ingredients, botanical extracts and complexes serving functional applications for skin and hair care. JEEN is an innovative leader in rapid product development and customization to support its global customer base of leading multinationals and emerging indie brands. JEEN’s owners, Adam Perle and Jeanne Perle, will join the Vantage team and remain invested in the business going forward.