1. Acquisition of Vision Healthcare business by Vemedia Consumer Health

    28 July 2016

    28th July 2016 – The Vemedia Group announced today that it has reached an agreement with the Damier Group on the acquisition of the Vision Healthcare business by Vemedia Consumer Health.

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  2. IK Investment Partners to sell Vemedia to Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP

    28 July 2016

    28th July 2016 – The Vemedia Group announced today that its majority shareholder IK Investment Partners has reached an agreement to sell the Vemedia Group to an entity ultimately owned by Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP and which also owns La Coopération Pharmaceutique, a leading French OTC drug manufacturer and distributor. The Parties have agreed not to disclose the financial terms of the transaction.

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  3. Vemedia Consumer Health acquires Stardea

    19 February 2016

    19th February 2016 – Vemedia Consumer Health is pleased to announce the acquisition of Stardea, a fast growing Consumer Healthcare company in Italy. Financial terms are not disclosed. The acquisition of Stardea follows the acquisition of Oenobiol earlier this month.

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  4. Vemedia Consumer Health enters into an agreement to acquire Oenobiol®

    3 February 2016

    3rd February 2016 – The Vemedia Group announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Sanofi for the acquisition of Oenobiol®, an iconic and well-known brand in the beauty nutritional supplements market. We expect to complete the transaction on February 29th, 2016.

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  5. Vemedia Consumer Health acquires Labima

    23 June 2015

    June 23, 2015 – Labima is a Belgian pharmaceutical company focused on production of niche OTC medicines and health products in its GMP facility located in Vorst (Brussels). Labima also delivers third party production services.

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  6. Vemedia appoints Rob Drenth as CEO

    27 November 2013

    27th November 2013 – Current CEO Yvan Vindevogel appointed as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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  7. Vemedia Group sells its pharmaceutical raw materials division ABC-Chemicals

    26 November 2013

    26th November 2013 – Vemedia Group, a leading European OTC producer and distributor, acquired last year by funds advised by IK Investment Partners, will continue to further focus on OTC self-care products.

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  8. Vemedia announces successful closing of the public take-over bid by Versailles B.V. as well as the acquisition of Excilor

    28 January 2013

    28th of January, 2013 – Information regarding the successfully closed voluntary public take-over bid by Versailles B.V. (November 2012 – January 2013)

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  9. Vemedia acquires Imgroma B.V.

    5 August 2011

    5th of August, 2011 – The Vemedia group reached an agreement with Brocacef Holding, part of Phoenix Phamahandel GmbH & Co (55%) and Celesio AG (45%), on the takeover of 100% of the share capital of its subsidiary Imgroma BV. Phoenix and Celesio are the two largest pharma distributors in Europe. The acquisition is entirely financed by Vemedia’s banks KBC and Dexia.

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  10. Vemedia acquires the Sleepzz trademark

    1 September 2010

    1st of September, 2010 – As of September 1st, Vemedia Pharma acquired the Dutch trademark Sleepzz from Liberty Healthcare BV.  Sleepzz is a leading product in the category of OTC tranquilizers and sleeping products and is wellknown for its melatonin products.

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  11. Vemedia acquires Distributie Care B.V.

    14 December 2006

    Kortrijk, 14 December 2006 – Vemedia acquires Distributie Care b.v., active in the distribution, marketing and sales of major brands in the Dutch food supplement market. The assortment consists of products which are market leader in their niche or with a significant market share like Melatomatine, Glucon Combi, Prosta Totaal, Garlic Vitaal, Omega Combi, Cran Combi, etc.

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  12. Vemedia acquires Viatris Manufacturing B.V.

    28 March 2006

    28th of March, 2006 – Vemedia acquires Viatris Manufacturing BV, including four well-known brands. Operational activities started in Belgium.

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Vemedia wants acquisitions in Western Europe. OTCToolbox NEWS Published 12 September 2014 Edition 0058

Media contact

For all media –related questions, please contact:

Rob Drenth – CEO Vemedia

Bart Borms – CFO Vemedia