DSM in its Acquisition of Ocean Nutrition Canada

July 19, 2012

Cleary Gottlieb represented Royal DSM on the antitrust aspects of its CAD 540 million all-cash acquisition of Ocean Nutrition Canada, a supplier of Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients to the dietary supplement and food & beverage manufacturing markets. The transaction was announced on May 18 and closed on July 19, 2012.

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials. This acquisition will strengthen and complement DSM’s global Nutritional Lipids growth platform.