Unither

France SC Fund I Aug 2000
Contract pharmaceutical manufacturer of sterile, unidose products
Facts
Company Name:Unither
Location:France
Sector:Pharmaceutical
Date of investment:August 2000
Date of exit:November 2006
Deal Type:LBO, growth
Syntegra Role:Lead investor

business description

  • Contract pharmaceutical manufacturer of sterile, unidose products
  • Unither is providing a sterile packaging service to the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries with expertise in blow-fill-seal (BFS) polyethylene vials. It is the leading independent BFS manufacturer, which is a technology with significant potential. The company has started two new production lines as part of its manufacturing build-up, significantly increasing capacity

transaction strategy

  • Unither is an opportunity to leverage on growth and outsourcing trend in the pharmaceutical industry
    • Bimbo with a strong commitment from the founder and relevant new management skills
    • Strong growth potential in existing product lines and clients; build-up opportunities expected in contract manufacturing