Hendrix Genetics and Sofiprotéol form alliance
Hendrix Genetics and Sofiprotéol have signed and completed a new alliance
in animal genetics and life sciences.
Hendrix Genetics and Sofiprotéol have signed and completed an agreement in
which: (a) Sofiprotéol acquires 12% of the outstanding share capital and related
voting rights in Hendrix Genetics B.V. and becomes a long-term strategic
shareholder, (b) formed a strategic alliance in which the parties will focus on
growth and consolidation opportunities in global animal breeding and life
sciences, and (c) Hendrix Genetics S.A.S. acquired France Hybrides S.A.S, a
famous French swine genetics company, from Groupe Glon. It will be integrated in
its swine genetics division Hypor.
Thijs Hendrix, president: â€œWe are pleased and proud that Sofiprotéol joins
our group as a long-term strategic investor. I am confident that together, we
create a new platform with a new horizon in animal breeding and life
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