Brooklyn Bedding, manufacturer, retailer, and pioneer of the bed-in-a-box mattress, and Helix Sleep, the leading direct-to-consumer custom sleep brand in the country, (collectively, “Brooklyn-Helix”) have announced the acquisition of Bear Mattress.
Founded in 2015, Bear Mattress has become the premier sleep company for active lifestyles. The brand’s mattresses are engineered with advanced foams and Sleep Recovery Technology™ powered by Celliant®. Bear Mattress is trusted by world-class athletes, fitness enthusiasts, as well as people of all ages and lifestyles looking to recover from their daily lives faster. Beyond bed-in-a-box mattresses, Bear Mattress offers accessories including bed bases, pillows, weighted blankets, sheets, protectors, and toppers.
The acquisition of Bear Mattress follows Brooklyn Bedding and Helix Sleep’s combination last year in partnership with Cerberus Capital Management. The addition expands Brooklyn-Helix’s leading direct-to-consumer mattress platform with the highest quality of active lifestyle sleep offerings. Bear Mattress will continue to operate under its brand name and be led by its Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Paladini.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott and the Bear Mattress team to our growing Brooklyn-Helix platform,” said John Merwin, Chief Executive Officer of Brooklyn Bedding. “This acquisition solidifies our goal of building a house of exceptional brands backed by our world-class, vertically integrated manufacturing facility. Bear Mattress’s expertise in the sleep-wellness mattress segment, along with our cutting-edge manufacturing, technology, and digital capabilities, will allow us to scale further as one of the industry’s leading DTC platforms.”
Mr. Paladini commented: “We couldn’t be more excited to join forces with Brooklyn Bedding and Helix Sleep – two brands we have long admired. Similar to us, Brooklyn-Helix is centered around first-class customer experiences, high-quality products, and superior value, and these pillars will continue to define Bear Mattress in our next chapter. With the backing of the Brooklyn-Helix platform, we will be able to further drive Bear Mattress’s mission to improve the health, wellness, and overall quality of life for customers.”
Michael Buchbinder, Managing Director at Cerberus, said: “The addition of Bear Mattress expands Brooklyn-Helix with another iconic brand. Together, these premier brands can leverage their respective strengths as well as the broader platform’s best-in-class capabilities. We are excited for the continued growth of Brooklyn Bedding, Helix Sleep, and Bear Mattress as part of this market-leading DTC platform.”