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Berkshire and JH Complete Recapitalization of MD Beauty

November 15, 2005

Berkshire Partners and JH Partners, along with management, announced last month the completion of the recapitalization of MD Beauty Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Senior debt financing was led by BNP Paribas with mezzanine debt provided by Gleacher Mezzanine LLC and York Street Capital Partners. CIBC World Markets advised MD Beauty in the transaction, executives said.
MD Beauty, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, markets branded cosmetics and skin care products primarily within the health and beauty and cosmeceutical markets. MD Beauty markets products under a portfolio that consists of such brands as Bare Escentuals, including the Bare Escentuals i.d. bareMinerals line, and MD Formulations.
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