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Hannes Snellman as the Swedish and Finnish Counsel to SGS in the Acquisition of SYNLAB’s Analytics & Services Division

10 November 2020

Hannes Snellman acted as the Swedish and Finnish counsel to SGS, a leading global TIC company, in the acquisition of SYNLAB Analytics & Services (A&S), a leading medical diagnostic services provider in Europe. The acquisition of A&S significantly strengthens SGS’s global network in key strategic focus areas, including the environment, food, life sciences and oil condition monitoring. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Hannes Snellman’s team included Richard Åkerman, Nicole Jerad, Emma Andersson, Maisa Cederström (M&A, Private), Josephine Lindgren (Employment), Itai Coleman, Amanda Blick (IP & Tech), and Noora Britschgi (Environment & Natural Resources).