S. Black Ltd joins Azelis Group

23 October 2007

Peter Fields

S. Black, specialists in the UK and German Life Science sectors, is now formally part of the Azelis Group. The deal was completed earlier this month and is welcomed as an extremely positive move by both sides as many synergies exist between the two companies to provide opportunities for future profitable growth. Azelis gains stronger representation and greatly increased technical knowledge of the Personal Care, Healthcare and Food sectors throughout Europe whilst S. Black benefits from the strong pan European presence provided by Azelis.S. Black Ltd. will retain its well-known name and identity and its unchanged and highly regarded, professional management will take a leadership role in developing the Azelis Life Sciences business, particularly within the Personal Care sector.S. Black was established in 1968 as a specialist sales, marketing and distribution company. It has sales of £40 million+, is headquartered in Hertfordshire, UK and, employing 103 people, currently serves more than 1100 customers.

See: www.sblack.com