January 2019

  • Client : Sterima
  • Activity : Full service sterilization solutions
  • Sector : Healthcare
  • Acquired by: Pollet Medical Group
  • Transaction Type: Sell-side

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The shareholders of Sterima have sold the company to Pollet Medical Group. Financial details have not been disclosed.

Headquartered in Belgium, Sterima offers full service sterilization solutions for hospitals and medical devices companies in the Benelux. Additionally, the company remains the trusted provider of nursing procedure sets with reusable instruments. Sterima also producers and distributes dialysis concentrate and related medical equipment to hospitals as a subcontractor for a large customer.

Pollet Medical Group is the medical division of Pollet Group and offers medical services and solutions for the healthcare industry. Pollet Group, a family-owned business, is active in the fields of water treatment, the pool business and medical services, and has companies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Malysse-Sterima is a family business active in Belgium and the Netherlands. With more than 50 years of experience, the group is the leader in services for the healthcare sector.

Oaklins’ team in Belgium acted as financial advisor to the shareholders of Sterima in this transaction.

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