Chemopharm invests in Malaysian medical equipment distributor Medigene Sdn. Bhd.
Kuala Lumpur, December 30, 2021 – Chemopharm Sdn. Bhd. (“Chemopharm”), an Everlife company and leading laboratory supplies and IVD distributor in Malaysia, has announced the completion of its investment of another Malaysian medical equipment distributor, Medigene Sdn. Bhd. (“Medigene”). Founded in Oct 2000, Medigene supplies laboratories nationwide with a wide range of products mainly in the Life Sciences and Microbiology segments. The company currently represents over 10 principals including globally recognized brands such as Biomerieux and Eppendorf. Medigene currently employs over 40 people and provides their principals with a full suite of services including sales, marketing, service and regulatory support.
Medigene’s product portfolio is highly complementary to Chemopharm’s, with both companies currently providing different products within similar segments. The acquisition is seen as highly strategic with customers being able to benefit from a wider product selection from both companies while leveraging the existing infrastructure. Principals would also benefit from the wider reach and coverage of the combined companies. The combined portfolio puts Chemopharm on the path of being the leading IVD and Life Sciences distributor in Malaysia with one of the most comprehensive portfolios in the country.
Ms. Mok Hueh Min, Chemopharm Group CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome Medigene to the Chemopharm Group. Medigene has built up an impressive business over the years and established themselves as a trusted supplier in Malaysia. I believe we have a common vision to provide the best service and solutions to our customers, and this transaction allows us to really deliver on that promise.”
Mr. Tan Hooi Khoon, Operations Director of Medigene, also commented: “Chemopharm has always been a well-known and respected company in Malaysia. The company has shown themselves to be highly professional with a commitment to common success, and we are excited to join the team and of the journey ahead. We would also like to express our sincere gratitude to our customers for their invaluable support so far and deeply hope for their continued support in the future.”
Chemopharm Sdn Bhd. is a leading Southeast Asian provider of products, solutions, and services for laboratory, analytical testing, life science and healthcare. This includes providing instruments, consumables and services for scientific research and academic segments, as well as for clinical, chemical & analytical, biotech, and pharma communities. Chemopharm also provides consulting, technical and application support as part of its comprehensive offerings.
For more information, visit Chemopharm here.
Medigene Sdn. Bhd. is an established sales and marketing distribution company offering a wide range of quality lab products, equipment, services and bioinformatics to support academic research and diagnostics testing for biotech, pharmaceutical, food, and healthcare laboratories in Malaysia. Medigene strives to provide a complete solution, including technical and application support for their laboratory customers to attain reliable results and achieve higher standards.
For more information, visit Medigene here.