Byotrol plc, the AIM listed anti-microbial hygiene company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Medimark Scientific Limited (“Medimark”) a leading provider of biocide-based infection control products into the animal and human healthcare markets.
Medimark is a profitable and growing business which has a broad sales, marketing and distribution expertise. Medimark sells infection control products used on surfaces, instruments and hands for the Animal Health, Human Health, Laboratory, Environment and Retail markets. The company is based in Sevenoaks, Kent, and is ISO9001 quality registered with supporting registration under the Medical Device Directive
There is an existing and long-standing relationship already in place between the two companies – Byotrol is currently a white label supplier of hand sanitisers to Medimark, which it sells under its Esense brand.
Commenting on the acquisition, John Langlands, Byotrol Chairman, said:
“We are delighted to have concluded the acquisition of Medimark and we welcome its directors, employees, customers and stakeholders to Byotrol. The fit between the two companies is remarkably strong with Medimark’s excellent sales and marketing capabilities dovetailing very well with our technical expertise. We also see more opportunities to take the combined group’s infection control products into consumer markets. Our enlarged operations will now be offering cutting-edge infection control products to more customers in our jointly-targeted markets with improved propositions. We have a strong balance sheet and are confident that the combination of the two companies will bring Byotrol to critical mass with the resources to deliver sustained growth and profitability.“
Rick Hayman, the MD and major shareholder of Medimark, added:
“Joining forces with Byotrol is a very exciting step forward for the Medimark team, enabling us to take our business to a new level. With their technical expertise and our combined commercial and sales experience skills, we see the two companies as an excellent fit. We very much look forward to pursuing the market opportunities together with the Byotrol team.”
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