Hims & Hers Health, Inc. (“Hims & Hers”, NYSE: HIMS), the multi-specialty telehealth platform focused on providing modern personalized health and wellness experiences to consumers, today announced it has finalized the acquisition of teledermatology specialist, Apostrophe. With this closing, Hims & Hers will expand its ability to provide consumers with some of the most advanced and personalized dermatology treatments, faster and at scale.
“Today begins a new chapter of clearer, healthier skin for consumers,” said Andrew Dudum, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Hims & Hers. “The future of dermatology is in providing highly personalized products that fit consumers’ needs. With this acquisition, Hims & Hers gains a trusted partner with expertise in charting this new future, as well as a leadership team that will help take our dermatology business to the next level. We are thrilled to be joining forces with the Apostrophe team and working together to help more people access high quality, personalized products to improve their skin through our platform.”
As previously announced, the entire Apostrophe team, which includes world-class dermatology experts, will be joining Hims & Hers to help run the company’s growing dermatology business line. Apostrophe Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Ben Holber will become CEO of the Hims & Hers dermatology business line, reporting directly to Hims & Hers Chief Operating Officer Melissa Baird.
LionTree Advisors served as exclusive financial advisor and Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP acted as legal advisor to Hims & Hers.
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor, and Venable LLP acted as legal advisor to Apostrophe.
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The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on our current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on us. Future developments affecting us may not be those that we have anticipated. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and other assumptions that may cause actual results or performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks associated with Apostrophe’s ongoing operations; the possibility that the expected benefits of the acquisition are not realized when expected or at all; Hims & Hers’ ability to integrate the Apostrophe team into its business; and consumer acceptance and changes in demand for Apostrophe’s and Hims & Hers’ products, as well as those factors described in the “Risk Factors” and other sections of Hims & Hers’ most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and other current and periodic reports we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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About Hims & Hers
Hims & Hers is a multi-specialty telehealth platform that connects consumers to licensed healthcare professionals, enabling them to access high-quality medical care for numerous conditions related to primary care, mental health, sexual health, dermatology, and more. Launched in November 2017, the company also offers thoughtfully created and curated health and wellness products. With products and services available across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Hims & Hers is able to provide access to quality, convenient and affordable care for all Americans. Hims & Hers was founded by CEO Andrew Dudum, Hilary Coles, Jack Abraham and Joe Spector at venture studio Atomic in San Francisco, California. For more information about Hims & Hers, please visit forhims.com and forhers.com.