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Recent Cases Aug 7, 2019

Prevtec Microbia to be Acquired by Elanco

Under an agreement reached recently, Prevtec Microbia Inc. will be acquired by Elanco Animal Health. This partnership is the culmination of both companies’ efforts to offer sustainable alternatives to antibiotics in order to improve animal health and their joint commitment to introduce biological products, particularly for pigs.

Throughout this transaction, valued at C$100 million, BCF Business Law acted as legal counsel with a team composed of partners Mireille Fontaine (mergers and acquisitions), Mario Charpentier (commercial), Marc-André Godard and Julie Lavigne (tax), Paule Tardif (financing), lawyers Valérie Charpentier, Marvin Pavot and Sabrina Brosseau-Malo and paralegal Pascal Gagnon.

About Elanco

Founded in 1954, Elanco provides comprehensive products and knowledge services to improve animal health and food-animal production in more than 90 countries around the world.

About Prevtec Microbia

Prevtec Microbia is a Canadian biotechnology company developing and commercializing sustainable solutions as alternatives to antibiotics to improve animal health, production performance and food safety.

About BCF Business Law

With over 500 employees and 275 professionals, BCF Business Law is the go-to firm for business leaders, growing companies, and well-established global enterprises who have chosen Québec and Canada as a stepping stone for their growth and success.

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