The Commission for the Protection of Competition received on behalf of KKR Co &. L.P., a notification of a proposed concentration according to section 10 of the Control of Concentrations between Enterprises Law (Number 83(I)/2014). The transaction concerns the acquisition by KKR Co & L.P. of the share capital of LGC Science Group Company Limited and its subsidiary company LGC Whirlwind Ltd, through Figaro Bidco Ltd.
KKR & Co LP is an international investment company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, which offers a wide range of alternative investment funds and other investment products to investors. This company also provides solutions for capital markets for itself, its affiliated portfolio companies and other customers. Equity funds managed by KKR invest in companies in various sectors.
Figaro Bidco Ltd is a special purpose vehicle which is duly registered under the laws of Wales and England and belongs to the investment funds controlled by KKR & Co. L.P.
LGC Science Group Limited is a company duly registered under the laws of Wales and England. This company is the parent company of a group which offers services and measurement products on which safety, health and security of the public are based, including reference materials and proficiency testing, genomics reagents, instruments and services, and analysis and interpretation of samples by experts as well.
LGC Whirlwind Ltd is a subsidiary of LGC Science Group Limited, which is duly registered under the laws of Wales and England.