Waldencast Acquisition Corp.

Waldencast Acquisition Corp [NASDAQ: WALDU] is a blank check company incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

We intend to focus our search on identifying businesses in the beauty, personal care, and wellness sectors that can benefit from the collective expertise and capabilities of our management team and directors in order to create long-term shareholder value.

For further information including discussions of risks, please refer to Form S-1 found here

Vision

Build a global beauty and wellness multi-branded platform by creating, nurturing, and scaling the next generation of conscious, purpose-driven brands.

Combine with great beauty
business

  • We seek great brands with a direct connection to today's evolving consumers, whose goals include pursuing social responsibility, inclusiveness, sustainability, and transparency.

  • Brand-led business model, competitively positioned in attractive beauty and wellness categories with structural economics and business model that support sound financial characteristics and opportunities to scale.

  • We love passionate, mission-driven founders and teams who have a global ambition and who share our dreamer/maker values to make the world a bit better.

in order to

Build a world-class beauty and
wellness company

  • Best-in-class beauty talent and experience enjoying the freedom and ownership of an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Creating operational scale and replicating best-practices across brands to reduce executional risk.

  • Pursue acquisitions and internally developed brands to create a modern portfolio of conscious, purpose-driven brands.

  • Culture of performance developing people committed to operational excellence in beauty.

  • Brand model supported by modern data-driven infrastructure, asset-light open development and supply chain, and efficient shared services.

Investment Criteria

  • Strong brand identity with enduring brand equity: purpose-driven brand with high-quality products and values such as authenticity, social consciousness, inclusiveness, sustainability, and transparency with respect to clean ingredients and responsible sourcing practices. We seek brands that are able to stand the test of time with qualities that transcend fads and trends;

  • High level of consumer affinity: established an active and engaged community of users with a high degree of loyalty and emotional connection to the brand;

  • Differentiated offering and market positioning: unique innovation capabilities or formulations, a defensible strategic moat, and a modern business model aimed at disrupting the category in which it plays;

  • Multiple levers for long-term sustainable growth: ability to increase penetration in existing markets, categories, and consumer segments, capitalize on untapped opportunities with respect to international expansion, channel diversification, and thoughtful product line expansions which augment consumer segments;

  • Benefit from online acceleration and omni-channel access: potential to rapidly scale through a combination of online acceleration and diversification to appropriate offline channels;

  • Long-term sustainable business model: strong unit economics, gross margin profile that is aligned with or above industry standard, positive operating profits, or clear path to profitability;

  • Leverage management team’s extensive operating expertise and network: leverage over five decades of direct beauty and consumer goods operating and investing experience at the world’s leading consumer companies and benefit from hands-on guidance to optimize operations to extract operational efficiencies; and

  • Attractive value creation opportunity: potential combination targets with the appropriate risk and reward profile that can generate attractive returns for our shareholders based on our rigorous strategic, operational, and financial assessment.

These criteria are not intended to be exhaustive. Any evaluation relating to the merits of a particular initial business combination may be based, to the extent relevant, on these general guidelines as well as other considerations, factors, and criteria that our management may deem relevant. In the event that we decide to enter into our initial business combination with a target business that does not meet the above criteria and guidelines, we will disclose that the target business does not meet the above criteria in our shareholder communications related to our initial business combination, which, as discussed in this prospectus, would be in the form of proxy solicitation materials or tender offer documents that we would file with the SEC.
For further information of the risks and other important disclosures refer to the Form S-1 to be found
here.

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