Category Leading Lifestyle Products Keep Hollywood Healthy, Stylish and Stunning Ahead of Academy Awards

SPRINGVILLE, Utah, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Modere (www.modere.com), the first Social Retailer dedicated to creating a fashion-forward approach to overall wellness, today announced that it was selected to be featured at the Kari Feinstein Style Lounge, which was held in advance of the 86th Annual Academy Awards, scheduled for Sunday, March 2, 2014. The Kari Feinstein Style Lounge is an exclusive retreat for Oscar celebrities to find the latest and greatest in premium clothing, jewelry, electronics and high-end skincare and cosmetics.

“Being such a new brand, we are extremely honored to be featured at the Style Lounge and Oscar’s pre-celebration,” said Robert Finigan, Chief Marketing Officer of Modere. “Both celebrity and press have all been incredibly receptive to the Modere brand, which promotes health, wellness and beauty from within. The enthusiasm we’ve seen for Modere since our official launch in Beverly Hills just a few weeks ago, proves there is room for a brand to succeed in improving the way people look, feel and live through its unique product approach. We look forward to building on the early momentum we’re experiencing.”

Modere offers a diverse product suite—ranging from beauty, nutritional supplements, home care, and sports nutrition. The Modere brand delivers with unrivaled sophistication and style to some of the safest products on the market today. Modere brings a holistic approach to well-being and its products reflect a commitment to excellence and innovation, with tested formulas proven around the globe for more than 26 years.

“This is an exciting time for our company, as consumers are recognizing the need for both safety and performance—products that are beautiful and accessible,” said Robert Conlee, Chief Executive Officer of Modere. “Moreover, our brand caters to the savvy social marketer and today’s modern shopper by offering unprecedented incentives for the promotion and referrals of our products. We are excited about the future and continue to look for opportunities to work with strategic partners to further extend the reach of the Modere brand.”

Modere is a portfolio company of Z Capital Partners, L.L.C.

About Modere

Modere is safe made sexy. We offer a category-leading portfolio of lifestyle essentials—personal care, health & wellness, and household products that are equal parts safe, high performing, and beautifully designed. Our formulas are proven and tested, and have been trusted by customers around the world for more than 25 years. At Modere, we create more than just products—we create meaningful experiences. The Modere experience is catered specifically to the modern lifestyle, which takes place at the intersection of stylish, safe, and smart.

Twitter: @ModereUS

About Z Capital Partners

Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. (“Z Capital”) is a leading private equity firm with approximately $1.5 billion of regulatory assets and committed capital under management and with offices in Lake Forest, IL and New York, NY. Z Capital pursues an opportunistic, value-oriented approach in private equity that includes making control investments in middle-market companies that may require turnaround, restructuring, bankruptcy or are otherwise special situations.

Website: www.zcap.net