• Zentiva

  • Sector: pharmaceutical industry
  • Client: Zentiva
  • Year: 2009
  • Deal value: EUR 2.3 bil.
  • As part of Rothschild’s team CORPIN provided independent advisory services to non-executive directors of ZENTIVA N.V., leading CEE pharmaceutical company, in connection with a public market offer, made in 2008 which led ultimately to the acquisition of the company by Sanofi-Aventis.
  • This transaction was unique in the Czech capital market, as it was the first real public market takeover offer made for a large company, listed on the Prague Stock Exchange and the first, which was carried out under revised Czech law on capital market. Acquisition of Zentiva by Sanofi-Aventis has been recognised as the transaction of a year by Emea.