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ICFG Switzerland advises on the sale of ChromaCon AG
ICFG Switzerland advised on this deal in 2019
ICFG Switzerland advises on the sale of ChromaCon AG
Target Company Name ChromaCon AG
Deal Types
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Target Country Switzerland
Buyer Name / MBO Team / MBI Team YMC Co., Ltd.
Buyer Country Japan
Transaction Description

YMC Co., Ltd. (Kyoto, Japan) acquired ChromaCon AG (Zurich, Switzerland) on April 1, 2019. ChromaCon will continue to operate as part of the YMC Group of companies.

ChromaCon AG is a life science tool company. They are a leader in continuous chromatography technologies and market laboratory-scale purification systems employing its process technologies, process simulation and operating software. ChromaCon has pioneered twin-column purification, significantly increasing productivity in large (biopharmaceutical) and small (pharmaceutical) molecule manufacturing, thereby reducing operational cost.

Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, YMC is a private life science company with nine affiliates and facilities throughout Asia, Europe and America. The over 400 employees are providing best-in-class lab and process solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. YMC focuses on innovation, production and sales of packing materials, packed columns and systems for High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Low Pressure Liquid Chromatography (LPLC) and custom purification and custom synthesis.

AVP led the transaction and supported the sellers through the entire process.

Industry Sectors
  • Healthcare & Pharma
ICFG Office Zurich, Switzerland
ICFG Advisory ICFG Switzerland advised on this deal in 2019

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