BLP advises Barentz International on the acquisition of Divsa in Central America

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BLP has advised its client, Barentz International, a global distributor of ingredients in the life sciences industry, on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Distribuciones Industriales Variadas, S.A. (Divsa) in a significant transaction involving eight jurisdictions (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, British Virgin Islands, Panama, and Mexico.)

Divsa is the leading distributor in Central America of life science industry ingredients and specialty chemical products. With headquarters in Guatemala, and locations in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Panama, Divsa becomes a strategic acquisition to connect Barentz’s presence in North and South America.

BLP led and coordinated all legal aspects of this transaction for eight countries, from the due diligence stage to the drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of the share purchase agreement (SPA) and the contracts associated with the transaction.

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