Project Description

Our partner in Switzerland, has advised ChromaCon AG on the sale of their business to YMC Co., Ltd, based in Kyoto, Japan.  ChromaCon will continue to operate as part of the YMC Group of companies.

ChromaCon AG, based in Zurich, is a life science tool company. They are a leader in continuous chromatography technologies and market laboratory-scale purification systems employing its process technologies, process simulation and operating software. ChromaCon has pioneered twin-column purification, significantly increasing productivity in large (biopharmaceutical) and small (pharmaceutical) molecule manufacturing, thereby reducing operational cost.

Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, YMC is a private life science company with nine affiliates and facilities throughout Asia, Europe and America. The 400+ employees are providing best-in-class lab and process solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. YMC focuses on innovation, production and sales of packing materials, packed columns and systems for High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Low Pressure Liquid Chromatography (LPLC) and custom purification and custom synthesis.

Zurich based AVP led the transaction and supported the sellers through the entire process.