- 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)
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