Advising Alpha Healthgroup in the acquisition of Laboratoires Diepharmex

2019 07 01 周一

The Paris office of international law firm Simmons & Simmons has advised Alpha Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) (a European platform and one of the leaders in the field of self-medication (OTC) and selfcare) in the acquisition of Diepharmex Laboratories and the Audispray range. With this acquisition, Alpha Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) expands its offering in the ear care and hygiene category. It also welcomes the additional support of laboratories with solid experience in starting consumer campaigns, which will enable the group to develop its brand in an international context.

The acquisition of Diepharmex will also bring Audispray to Alpha Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia), a high-profile and fast-growing flagship range, strengthening a portfolio already equipped with leading brands in the market.

Simmons & Simmons' multidisciplinary team is delighted to have once again supported Alpha Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) in its strategic development, leveraging its recognised expertise in the market for asset transfers between pharmaceutical companies.

The Simmons & Simmons team was led by partner, Simonetta Giordano and composed of managing associate, Emmanuel Garnier and associates, Thomas Helman, Pierre-Alexis Maingon and Antoine Melchior.

Alpha Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) was also accompanied by Lenz and Staehelin with partner, Andreas Rötheli for Swiss law aspects.

The Diepharmex Laboratories were accompanied by Python, with partners, Benjamin Humm and Manuel Moor.

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