A global leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical product testing services, Eurofins Scientific, has signed an agreement to acquire a 52.6 % majority stake in Nihon Kankyo K.K., a leading player in the environmental laboratory services market in Japan. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of April.
Nihon Kankyo K.K., founded almost 40 years ago, generated revenues of over EUR 20m in 2011 and employs around 250 employees across two large laboratories and in several satellite offices serving the entire domestic Japanese market.
- Eurofins Scientific, Nantes, France
- Nihon Kankyo K.K. (Nihon Environmental Services), Tokyo, Japan