VWR Scoops Up Third European Distributor This Year

West Chester, PA 11/6/07—VWR International has purchased Omnilabo BV, a Netherlands-based distributor of laboratory products, from private equity firm Nimbus. Founded in 1979, Omnilabo has 42 employees based in the Netherlands and Belgium. “The acquisition of Omnilabo is a great fit with our Dutch and European distribution operations,” said Manuel Brocke-Benz, senior vice president and managing director of VWR’s European Operations. “Omnilabo is recognized for its considerable expertise in the clinical and laboratory consumables segments, among other areas, which complements our distribution coverage in the Netherlands, Belgium and throughout Europe.”

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