Alantra advised Empresas SB on the sale of Medipharm, the group’s only pharmaceutical laboratory, to Brazilian laboratory Eurofarma
Alantra advised Empresas SB on the sale of Medipharm, the group’s only pharmaceutical laboratory, to Brazilian laboratory Eurofarma. Medipharm markets more than 140 pharmaceuticals, mainly in the neurological, respiratory and gastrointestinal categories. In 2017, it inaugurated its state-of-the-art pharmaceutical plant in Santiago’s Pudahuel district, with 13,700 m2 and a production capacity of 1.3 million units per month.
Empresas SB is a specialized group dedicated to deliver a wide range of products and services in the field of health and beauty. Composed of ten subsidiaries, including Chile’s second largest pharmacy chain Farmacias Salcobrand, has approximately 10,000 employees and 600 points of sale throughout the country.
Established in 1972, Eurofarma is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Brazil. With operations in more than 20 countries in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Africa, and 9 manufacturing plants strategically located in Latin America, Eurofarma is positioned in the major pharmaceutical segments: Medical Prescription and OTC, Generics, Hospital, Bidding, Oncology, Third Party Services and Veterinary. The company has a broad portfolio that meets all medical specialties, and which is a reference in the central nervous system, anti-infective and hormonal drugs.