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UK DOH sells majority of Plasma Resources to Bain Capital for £200mm

Executive Summary

The UK Department of Health (DOH) has sold an 80% stake in its blood plasma distributor Plasma Resources UK Ltd. to private equity firm Bain Capital, which paid £90mm ($137mm) up front and pledged £110mm within the next five years. In January 2013, the DOH announced plans to sell its majority ownership, all part of a bigger initiative to divest assets with a combined turnover of £12.3bn ($19.8bn), according to industry sources.
Deal Industry
  • Distributors
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Buy-out
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Partial Acquisition
    • Includes Earnout

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