Tender Products, Inc.

Littleton, New Hampshire

Tender is a leading recreational outdoor products platform that develops, manufactures, and markets essential personal care, survival, and first aid products under a portfolio of niche, enthusiast brands through various retail channels, including food, drug and mass merchandisers, outdoor and sporting goods stores, and promotional product distributors.

  • Prospect teamed with management to recapitalize Tender Corporation in September, 2008.
  • Tender's various product lines consist of bite treatments, insect repellents, sunburn and windburn products, first-aid kits, special-purpose creams and lotions, activity-specific medical kits, survival gear and other related products.
  • Tender's products include such well-known brands as AfterBite®, Natrapel®, Ben's®, AfterSting®, EasyCare® and Adventure® Medical Kits.
  • Tender's management team is led by Jason Cartwright, Chief Executive Officer.
  • Tender subsequently acquired:
    • Genuine First Aid, LLC, of Clearwater, Fla. (March, 2011), a marketer and distributor of first aid kits, training supplies and related components into the industrial market and to chapters of the American Red Cross.
    • Comfort Gear, Inc., of Keene, N.H. (November, 2011), a maker of custom safety and first-aid medical kits primarily for the promotional market.
  • Prospect Partners and management seek acquisitions of manufacturers of niche personal care and/or outdoor products.
  • Mr. Tuttle and Mr. O'Dell serve the Company as Chairman and Director, respectively

  • SIC codes: 2834 (pharmaceutical preparations); 2879 (pesticides and agricultural chemicals, not elsewhere classified); and 3842 (orthopedic, prosthetic and surgical appliances and supplies)

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