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Trowers & Hamlins advises Bob Martin (UK) Ltd on acquisition of Seven Seas’ petcare business.

Trowers & Hamlins advises Bob Martin (UK) Ltd on acquisition of Seven Seas’ petcare business.

Trowers & Hamlins have advised pet business Bob Martin (UK) Ltd. on the acquisition of the pet and animal healthcare business of Seven Seas.
This strategic acquisition further strengthens Bob Martin’s position in the UK. The deal, completed for an undisclosed

Trowers & Hamlins have advised pet business Bob Martin (UK) Ltd. on the acquisition of the pet and animal healthcare business of Seven Seas.
This strategic acquisition further strengthens Bob Martin’s position in the UK. The deal, completed for an undisclosed sum, comprises over 100 products including brands such as the nutritional supplement and healthcare ranges Vetzyme, Kitzyme, Vitapet and Super Solvitax. Manufacturing of these products will be transferred from Seven Seas (Hull) to Bob Martin’s manufacturing site in Yatton, North Somerset, by the end of 2008.

Commenting on the deal, Bob Martin managing director Savi Madan said: “This acquisition complements our existing portfolio with the addition of a high quality range of products for pets including a wide range of nutritional supplements products. It will also strengthen our distribution in the independent pet trade sector where we already have strong links through our other brands”.

Jennie Gubbins, Head of Corporate at Trowers & Hamlins led the Trowers & Hamlins' team. Gubbins said of the acquisition “We are delighted to have worked on this deal with and for our long-standing client, Bob Martin (UK) Ltd.".