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VWR International, Inc. Acquires Denmark-based Distributor
June 21, 2007
VWR International, Inc., West Chester, PA, a supplier to the global research laboratory industry, has agreed to acquire Bie & Berntsen A-S, a Danish scientific laboratory supply distributor.   ; Bie & Berntsen is one of Denmark's largest suppliers of chemical and laboratory equipment with 90 employees, all in Denmark. The company has annual revenues of US$27 million.   ; Manuel Brocke-Benz, VWR senior vice president and managing director of European operations, said: The combination of VWR International and Bie & Berntsen is a perfect fit. VWR's expertise in chemicals, consumables and life science products, combined with Bie & Berntsen's emphasis on instruments, equipment and technical service, will enhance our product and service offerings to our customers and provide an even more attractive platform for our suppliers."   ; VWR, a $3.2 billion distributor, recently changed hands. It was sold to Madison Dearborn Partners in early May.