5 Firms Steer PE Sale Of €1.25B Genetic Testing Co

By Benjamin Horney (July 8, 2021, 5:26 PM EDT) -- EQT will sell reproductive genetic testing services provider Igenomix to Swedish life sciences company Vitrolife at an enterprise value of €1.25 billion ($1.48 billion), the companies said Thursday, in an agreement stitched together with help from five law firms.

The deal sees EQT AB's EQT VIII fund selling Spain-based Igenomix SL to Vitrolife AB for a mixture of cash and shares, according to a statement. As part of the agreement, certain "key" Igenomix shareholders will retain a total 7% stake in Vitrolife, per the press release.

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