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Bio-One acquisition

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Orlando, Fla.-based supplement firm purchases fifth majority stake in a Chinese herbal company in recent months with acquisition of 51% share of a firm in the Henan Province; the acquisition is expected to close in 90 days. The Chinese firm, which reported $17 mil. in 2003 revenues, will retain its present management team. The deal continues Bio-One's vertical integration and international expansion strategy following the April purchase of Canadian distributor and manufacturer INI (1"The Tan Sheet" April 12, 2004, p. 12)...

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