Roquette Acquires Itacel

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Roquette has completed its previously announced acquisition of Itacel, an excipient division of Blanver.

On Sept. 1, 2017, Roquette, a French biopharmaceutical company specializing in plant-based excipients, completed the previously announced acquisition of Itacel. Itacel is an excipient division of Blanver, a Brazilian multinational company specializing in the development, manufacture, and commercialization of raw materials and drugs.

The acquisition is part of a series of investments made by Roquette to position itself globally, according to the company. Financial details of the closing are unpublicized.


Source: Roquette