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Merck Animal Health has acquired a controlling stake in Vallée S.A.

Merck Animal Health has acquired a controlling stake in Vallée S.A.

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD outside the USA and Canada, is the global animal health business unit of Merck. Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals™, Merck Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments a wide range of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services. Merck Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets.

Vallée was founded in 1961 in Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, as a company dedicated to the production of vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease. Vallée is one of the largest animal health companies in Brazil, with a diversified product offering, including vaccines, antiparasiticides, supplements, therapeutic, reproduction and nutritional products for both production animals and pets.

One of Oaklins’ teams in Brazil acted as the sole financial advisor for Merck Animal Health in this transaction.

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 Richard  Rainer

Richard Rainer

Managing Partner
São Paulo, Brazil
Oaklins Olimpia Partners
 Victor  Andreoli

Victor Andreoli

Partner
São Paulo, Brazil
Oaklins Olimpia Partners
 Irajá  Guimarães

Irajá Guimarães

Partner
São Paulo, Brazil
Oaklins Olimpia Partners

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