Investment in Laboratoires Prodene Klint

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Investment in Laboratoires Prodene Klint

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to GOJO Industries, Inc.

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GOJO Industries, Inc. (“GOJO”) recently announced an investment in Laboratoires Prodene Klint (“Prodene Klint”).

GOJO is the inventor of PURELL® Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer and a leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing and skin care formulas under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO is known for dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hand hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio with offices in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan and Brazil.

Prodene Klint specializes in professional hygiene, wipes and disinfectant products for the European market. The skin hygiene and disinfectant products designed, developed and manufactured by Laboratoires Prodene Klint are used in Healthcare, the Food industry and Institutional settings. Prodene Klint has a wipes division manufacturing site located in Annecy and two skin hygiene and disinfectant division production sites near Paris. The company is headquartered in Croissy-Beaubourg, France and has an international presence in Germany, North America and North Africa.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Joachim Beickler +49 (0) 69 130 149 51
Nick Pavlidis (312) 609-4977
Paul Bail +44 (0) 207 667 8271
Robert Rosenfeld (312) 609-4971
Daniel Sand +44 (0) 207 667 8217
Jaimee Eddington (312) 609-7043
Consumer
Investment in Laboratoires Prodene Klint
Date
January 2014
Company
GOJO Industries, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Consumer
Target Location
Europe
Acquiror Location
North America

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