17.10.2017 - WINHELLER Advised Mesa Laboratories, Inc. on the Acquisition of SIMICON GmbH
U.S. Company Mesa Laboratories expands presence in Germany and Europe
Frankfurt / Main, 17 October 2017 – WINHELLER has successfully supported Mesa Laboratories, Inc., based in Colorado, USA, at the purchase of SIMICON GmbH in Munich. SIMICON manufactures both cleaning and biological indicators, which will be integrated into Mesa’s Biological Indicators Division. Bio-indicators are used to test the effectiveness of sterilization processes. The acquisition expands Mesa’s presence in Germany and throughout Europe. Going forward, Mesa will continue to operate from SIMICON’s Munich facility using the existing SIMICON management, personnel and processes.
Mesa Laboratories, Inc. is a global technology innovator based in Denver, Colorado. The company offers solutions for quality control and analysis in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and food industry as well as work safety and environmental monitoring. Mesa offers products and services through four divisions (Biological Indicators, Instruments, Cold Chain Monitoring and Cold Chain Packaging) which help its customers to ensure product integrity, increase patient and personnel safety, and to develop innovative solutions that improve the quality of life throughout the world.
Adviser to Mesa Laboratories, Inc. at WINHELLER was M&A / Corporate specialist Phillipp von Raven. Other colleagues involved in the legal advice for this transaction were Dr Astrid Plantiko for tax law, Thomas Schwab for corporate law as well as Dr Eric Uftring in the field of employment law.
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