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Bridges Consumer Healthcare

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Chattanooga, TN





Bridges Consumer Healthcare was established in partnership with industry veterans to build a market-leading consumer healthcare platform. At its formation in 2019, Bridges acquired the North American rights to ThermaCare® HeatWraps from GlaxoSmithKline. ThermaCare is a portfolio of clinically proven heat wraps for pain relief. In 2020, Bridges acquired Clarion Brands, a scale OTC business anchored by premier brands that target specialty conditions.

Charlesbank Investment

As part of a thematic initiative in the consumer healthcare sector, Charlesbank evaluated multiple opportunities before the formation of Bridges and acquisition of ThermaCare.


John Speranza

Key Team Members
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March 27, 2024

Bridges Consumer Healthcare Appoints John Speranza as New CEO

Veteran consumer goods executive will lead Bridges as it seeks to expand its portfolio of over-the-counter health and personal care… Read More

January 21, 2021

Bridges Consumer Healthcare, Portfolio Company of Charlesbank Capital Partners, Acquires Clarion Brands from Swander Pace Capital

Bridges Consumer Healthcare LLC (“Bridges”) has announced the acquisition of Clarion Brands, LLC, (“Clarion” or the “Company”) from Swander Pace… Read More

November 30, 2020

Charlesbank Forms Bridges Consumer Healthcare, Acquires ThermaCare from GSK Consumer Healthcare

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