Odyssey Investment Partners Acquires Wildlife International

Odyssey Investment Partners Acquires Wildlife International

Evans Analytical Group, an independent laboratory network, and a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, has acquired Wildlife International, an analytical laboratory specializing is eco-toxicology and environmental fate testing services.

Wildlife International is an analytical laboratory specializing is critical and complex eco-toxicology and environmental fate testing services.  Wildlife performs tests to support the pesticide, industrial chemical, pharmaceutical and animal health industries.  The testing conducted at Wildlife’s facilities is in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices for its aquatic toxicology, avian toxicology, endocrine disruptor, histopathology support, plant/insect toxicology, environmental fate and biodegradation, and analytical chemistry analyses.  Wildlife is headquartered in Easton, MD, and has sales offices in The Netherlands and Japan (www.wildlifeinternational.com).

Evans Analytical Group (EAG) is a fully integrated, independent laboratory network. EAG’s Materials Characterization Division provides analytical services focused on surface analysis and materials characterization in support of high technology industries. The company’s Release to Production Division provides expert engineering service and support from chip tape-out to volume production in support of the electronics industry.  EAG’s AgroSciences and Environmental Testing division provides analytical chemistry, environmental fate, metabolism and eco-toxicology services for agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, pharmaceuticals and animal health products. EAG has an international network of laboratories and serves more than 5,500 customers worldwide. The company is based in Santa Clara, CA (www.eaglabs.com).

Odyssey Investment Partners is a middle-market private equity fund with more than $2 billion under management. Odyssey makes control investments primarily in established middle-market companies in a variety of industries, including industrial manufacturing, business, financial and healthcare services, aerospace products, and localized and route-based service businesses. The firm is headquartered in New York (www.odysseyinvestment.com).

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