Leith M&A completion announcement: Project Soil – Origin Enterprises PLC acquires Symbio

Leith Mergers & Acquisitions Limited (www.leithma.co.uk) – Acquisition Completion Announcement: International agri-services group Origin Enterprises PLC (www.originenterprises.com) acquires Surrey (UK) based Eco Solutions (C&R) Limited T/A Symbio (www.symbio.co.uk)

Leith Mergers & Acquisitions Limited is delighted to announce the acquisition by Dublin based Origin Enterprises PLC of Eco Solutions (C&R) Limited T/A Symbio, a leading manufacturer and distributor of microbial additive products, bio stimulants and microbial fertilisers.

We are now authorised to announce that the completion of the deal took place on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Exact details of the transaction value will remain undisclosed but we are able to confirm that the deal was a 100% share sale.

Leith Mergers & Acquisitions Limited acted as exclusive advisors to Eco Solutions (C&R) Limited T/A Symbio and its Shareholders.

Leith Mergers & Acquisitions are delighted to have secured the deal for the Shareholders’ of Eco Solutions (C&R) Limited T/A Symbio and the senior management team will remain in place following the transaction. We would also like to congratulate Origin Enterprises PLC and the employees and customers of both companies.

Martin Ward, Managing Director of Symbio comments,” We cannot recommend Leith M&A too highly for their skill and perseverance in locating a buyer and guiding us to successful completion of the sale of Symbio to Origin Enterprises PLC.”

Chris Clark, Managing Director, Origin Amenity part of Origin Enterprises PLC added, “Origin are delighted with the acquisition of Symbio, the market leader in agronomic biological solutions which presents an excellent fit within Origin’s sustainability strategy.  I would like to welcome the extremely capable and knowledgeable Symbio team to Origin, I would also like to thank Leith Mergers & Acquisitions for skilfully facilitating the acquisition through to completion”

Managing Director of Leith Mergers & Acquisitions, David Nelson comments: “All the team at Leith M & A are delighted to have played a part in securing this excellent deal for the Stakeholders in Symbio. The Company can look forward to a very exciting future ahead.”


For further information please contact David Nelson via email at [email protected] or call 01306 646 890 in the strictest of confidence.
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