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Ebner Stolz advises Protagen Protein Services on a merger deal

  • Pro­ta­gen Protein Ser­vices GmbH mer­ges with Bio­Ana­ly­tix Inc.
  • The mer­ger aims to create a stron­ger glo­bal pre­sence by com­bi­ning resour­ces
  • Ebner Stolz pro­­vi­­ded Pro­ta­gen Protein Ser­vices with Fin­an­­cial and Tax Due Dili­­gence sup­­port as well as Tax struc­tu­ring advice

Stutt­gart, 18th April 2019 - The audi­ting and con­sul­ting firm Ebner Stolz advi­sed Ger­man Pro­ta­gen Protein Ser­vices GmbH (PPS) on a mer­ger with US-Ame­ri­can Bio­Ana­ly­tix Inc. Tran­sac­tion sup­port was pro­vi­ded in form of Finan­cial and Tax Due Dili­gence, as well as Tax struc­tu­ring advice.

Pro­ta­gen Protein Ser­vices GmbH is a full ser­vice con­tract rese­arch orga­niza­tion (CRO) that spe­cia­li­ses in pro­vi­ding GMP com­p­li­ant protein ana­lyti­cal ser­vices to custo­mers wit­hin the phar­maceuti­cal and bio­tech indu­s­tries. The com­pany is head­quar­te­red in Heil­b­ronn (Baden-Würt­tem­berg).

The US-Ame­ri­can Bio­Ana­ly­tix Inc. is based in Cam­bridge (Mas­sa­chu­setts). It spe­cia­li­ses in the deve­lop­ment and app­li­ca­tion of advan­ced ana­lytics, as well as the ana­ly­sis of com­plex bio­lo­gics. Their tar­get mar­ket inclu­des com­pa­nies wor­king in the bio­the­ra­peutic indu­s­try.

By com­bi­ning the ana­lyti­cal plat­forms and expe­ri­ence of both orga­niza­ti­ons, the com­bi­ned com­pany will have the oppor­tunity to gene­rate syn­er­gies and apply enhan­ced ser­vices to a glo­bal mar­ket (wit­hin USA and Europe).

As one of the lea­ding mem­bers of the glo­bal Nexia Inter­na­tio­nal net­work, the Ebner Stolz tran­sac­tion advi­sory team wor­ked clo­sely toge­ther with their US-Ame­ri­can part­ners Clif­ton­Lar­so­nAl­len (CLA), who pro­vi­ded local exper­tise in their sup­port of the Tax Due Dili­gence and Tax struc­tu­ring.

Ebner Stolz team: Chris­tian Fuchs (Pro­ject mana­ging Part­ner Cor­po­rate Finance, Lead Finan­cial Due Dili­gence), Alex­an­der Euch­ner (Part­ner M&A Tax, Lead Tax Due Dili­gence, Tax struc­tu­ring), Bene­dict Fre­ely and Adam Abra­ham (both Finan­cial Due Dili­gence) as well as And­reas For­rai (Tax Due Dili­gence, Tax struc­tu­ring)

Press Con­tact

Dr. Ulrike Höreth
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Copo­rate Con­tact

Chris­tian Fuchs
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1276

Alex­an­der Euch­ner
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1575

About Ebner Stolz

Ebner Stolz is one of the lar­­gest inde­pen­­dent mid-sized MDP firms in Ger­­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­­tor. The firm has deca­­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in audi­­ting, tax advice, legal advice, and cor­­po­­rate con­­su­l­­ting. More than 1,500 emp­­loyees in all major Ger­­man cities and busi­­ness cen­­ters offer a broad range of ser­vices based on a multi-dis­­ci­p­­li­nary approach. Ebner Stolz pre­do­­mi­n­antly advi­­ses medium-sized indu­s­­trial enter­pri­­ses as well as trade and ser­vice com­pa­­nies of all sizes and indu­s­­tries.

Cross-bor­­der audi­­ting and con­­su­l­­ting assig­n­­ments are car­ried out with par­t­­ners of Nexia Inter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of inde­pen­­dent con­­su­l­­ting and audi­­ting firms. With more than 700 Nexia offices worl­d­wide Ebner Stolz is pre­­sent in more than 120 coun­­tries.

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