11 01 2022Business impact

Life sciences company BioPharma Engineering acquired by Unispace in multi-million euro deal

RDJ advised Irish life sciences company, BioPharma Engineering on its acquisition by Unispace, a global workplace strategy, design and construction firm.

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BioPharma Engineering will become known as BPE and a Unispace Global Life Sciences Centre of Excellence will be established in Ireland to deliver and grow the global life sciences business. The deal will allow BioPharma to expand its business in key markets across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Founded in 2006, Cork-based BioPharma designs and delivers laboratory, research and manufacturing facility space for global pharmaceutical and life sciences companies. It has about 100 employees based at its Cork and Dublin offices.

The RDJ transaction team included Gillian Keating (Corporate and Commercial), Maria Walsh (Corporate and Commercial), Jennifer Cashman (Employment), Eoin Tobin (Tax) and Mark Ludlow (Tax).

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