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2 February 2017Press Releases
James Cowper Kreston are pleased to announce their involvement on the acquisition of the North American Agriculture and Animal Health division of Ipsos North America by Kynetec. The Corporate Finance team provided lead advisory services and financial due diligence to the acquirer.
Based in Guelph Canada and St. Louis USA, the Ipsos team is well established in providing expertise in custom research. Ipsos offer services to clients within the following three areas; agriculture & professional products, animal health & nutrition and unique markets including; rural lifestyle & construction.
Based in Newbury UK, Kynetec is a global leader in agricultural and animal health market research. The company provides tracking studies, customised research and market research in over 70 core animal health and agricultural markets. The acquisition, alongside substantial investments in innovation, will allow Kynetec to grow its custom research business in North America.
Stephen Hearn, Kynetec CEO commented “We are delighted to have completed the acquisition and welcome the Ipsos team to the Kynetec family. The transaction cements our position as the world leader in market research in our chosen fields. We would like to thank the team at James Cowper Kreston for their invaluable advice and support during the process and look forward to working with them again in the future.”
Stuart Williams, Corporate Finance Director at James Cowper Kreston added “We are delighted to have advised Kynetec on their acquisition of Ipsos’s North American Animal Health Division following our advice on the management buy out earlier in the year. We look forward to working closely with them in the future as the business continues to grow and innovate in it’s chosen fields."
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