Acquisition of Milouda & Migal Laboratories by Mérieux NutriSciences

Sector(s)
Business Services / Food & Agro
Deal type
Buy a business
Date
July 2015
Countries involved
France / Israel

Client

Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to protecting consumers’ health throughout the world, delivering a wide range of testing and consulting services to the food & nutrition, agrochemicals, pharma and cosmetics industries

Deal

Capitalmind advised Mérieux NutriSciences on the acquisition of Milouda & Migal Laboratories

Parties

Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France
  • Jonathan Bursztyn

    Jonathan Bursztyn

    Director France

What we did

We actively supported Mérieux NutriSciences during all the process: drafting of LOI, sellers and acquiror teams coordination, execution support during the Due Diligence phase (financial, tax, legal, business, environmental), valuation guidance, negotiation, legal documentation and finance integration.

Capitalmind played a key role in (i) implementing a trusted relationship between the management of Milouda & Migal Laboratories and the management of Mérieux NutriSciences, (ii) coordinating all the process without a sell-side advisor in an international context and (iii) performing a strong operating work and in-depth due diligence analysis.

About the deal

Milouda & Migal Laboratories have become a leading player in the food testing industry in Israel. It offers a full range of microbiology and chemistry testing services, mostly dedicated to food & environment testing. With facilities in Haïfa and Kyriat Shmona (North of Israel), Milouda & Migal Laboratories are one of the two leading laboratories in Israel. The company employs circa 110 employees in Israel.

With this acquisition, Mérieux NutriSciences continues to consolidate its position as a worldwide leader in food safety and strengthens its presence in the region.

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