MHA MacIntyre Hudson Advises on the Sale of BLC Leather

Posted On June 15, 2018 By mhauk


Our member firm which covers the South East, London and Midlands regions, MHA MacIntyre Hudson has advised the shareholders of BLC Leather Technology Centre on the sale of the company to the Consumer Products Testing division of Eurofins Scientific.

Established for over 95 years, BLC is a leading leather and chemical testing, consulting, auditing and technology centre. As the only laboratory exclusively dedicated to leather, footwear, chemical and leather product testing, BLC has the technical pedigree to ensure fast and accurate solutions to technical, management or environmental leather problems.

Eurofins Scientific is an international group of laboratories headquartered in Luxemburg, providing testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental, agroscience and consumer products industries. It is a leading provider of analytical services with an international network of more than 400 laboratories across 44 countries.

MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s advice was successfully led by Managing Director Laurence Whitehead and Director Craig Chamberlain. Legal
advice was provided by Freeths, led by partner Gary Smith.

Laurence and Craig added:

“It was a pleasure to work with Adam, Vikki and Andrew and to advise them on the sale of their business to Eurofins. Having advised them on the MBO of BLC in 2009, it was pleasing to be involved in the next step of their journey. BLC is a highly successful and profitable company with an excellent reputation and we are confident that it will continue to go from strength to strength under the control of Eurofins. We wish Adam, Vikki and Andrew all the best for the future. “

If you have any questions or if you would like some more information, please contact Hannah Farmborough or call on 0207 429 4147 to be put in contact with a member of our Corporate Finance team.