ICFG USA advised BodySculpt Intl on its sale to Body Contour Centers (Sono Bello)

Westbury Group LLC (“Westbury”) announced today that its client, Body Sculpt Intl, LLC (“Body Sculpt Intl” or “BSI”) has been acquired by Body Contour Centers, LLC (“Body Contour Centers” or “BCC”), doing business as Sono Bello. The transaction closed in March 2022. Jonathan Rubin and Robert Croddy led the investment banking team for Westbury.

The transaction brings the entire Sono Bello enterprise under Body Contour Centers, and positions the business for further growth across the country.

About Body Sculpt Intl

Based in Scottsdale, AZ, Body Sculpt Intl, was founded in 2009. Prior to its acquisition by Body Contour Centers, BSI was the third largest provider of body contouring surgery and had performed more than 75,000 procedures, operating as a licensee of BCC under the Sono Bello brand. BSI has been a leader in minimally invasive, awake liposuction procedures. Its surgical centers are fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

About Body Contour Centers

Founded in 2008, Body Contour Centers, doing business as Sono Bello, is a national leader in private plastic surgery practice in the United States with over 70 locations across the country. With its head office in Kirkland, WA, BCC operates in 30 states and employs over 500 people. BCC combines a consistent patient experience with the art of treating each patient as an individual with unique plastic surgery needs. BCC has a focused service offering that primarily focuses on less invasive procedures such as laser-assisted body contouring (liposuction), mini tummy tucks and minor face procedures. These procedures are conducted by over 130 board- certified plastic surgeons and every surgical center is certified by AAAHC, the highest-level certification for plastic surgery. BCC has performed over 250,000 procedures for its patients.

“Jon, Rob and the entire Westbury team worked tirelessly to bring the transaction to a successful conclusion,” said Mike Garrison, BSI’s CEO. “I and the other shareholders are very pleased with the outcome. We’re excited to be part of the Body Contour Center family and look forward to building Sono Bello over the coming years.”

Mr. Rubin said, “Mike and his entire executive team were top-notch and a pleasure to work with. They were diligent and professional throughout the entire process. They contributed significantly to the great result. The BCC leadership also proved to be great partners in getting the deal done.”

Robert Croddy noted, “The acquisition of BSI by BCC brings the Sono Bello brand under a single entity, reinforcing its position as the leading national brand for safe and effective liposuction surgery. It was a pleasure working with both the BSI and BCC teams and witnessing their passion for improving patients’ lives. We look forward to seeing Sono Bello’s continued growth and success during the coming years.”

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