VWR Expands Operations into Australia with KLEN Carve-Out
September 14, 2012
VWR International, a supplier of equipment and consumable products to research laboratories, has acquired the mining supply business of KLEN International. The transaction involves the portion of KLEN’s business that manufactures and distributes products for labs that handle precious metals. Through the deal, which is VWR’s fifth add-on since being acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners in 2007, the company will be able to expand its network of facilities into Western Australia. VWR also has backing from Avista Capital Partners.