Essity Acquires Stake of ABIGO Medical

March 2, 2020

Essity has acquired a 75% stake of the Swedish medical solutions company ABIGO Medical AB. 

Per the terms of the transaction. ABIGO will retain a 25% stake of the company and its current chairman, Jan G. Smith, will retain his position. The purchase is expected to close by June 2020, subject to customary regulatory and closing conditions.

“The acquisition is a good strategic fit for Essity and strengthens the innovation capacity of our Medical Solutions business. ABIGO Medical has leading innovations in advanced wound care that reduce the spread of bacteria without increasing resistance to antibiotics,” said Magnus Groth, Essity CEO.

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