M/20/031 – Caldic/Brand-Nu & BNL
The proposed acquisition by Caldic B.V. of sole control of Brand-Nu Laboratories, Inc. and BNL Sciences Ltd. has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
|Notification date||Decision date|
|Monday October 19, 2020||Monday, November 23, 2020|
|Parties Involved||Business activities|
Caldic B.V. is an international full-line distributor of chemicals headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Its main business is the distribution of commodity and specialty chemicals. It has no physical presence and limited sales in the State. Caldic is controlled by funds managed by a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
|Brand-Nu Laboratories, Inc. and BNL Sciences Ltd.||
Brand-Nu and BNL Sciences are distributors of high purity chemicals, excipients and biological raw materials. Both companies provide sourcing, warehousing, distribution and packaging services to their customers. Brand-Nu Laboratories is headquartered in Meriden, Connecticut, USA and BNL Sciences is headquartered in Naas, Co. Kildare.
|Economic sector||Media merger|
|Submissions from third parties due by:|
|Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Tuesday, November 3, 2020|
|Current status: Completed|
|Cleared (Phase 1)|
|Authorised Officer Assigned||Contact Details|
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