Ceva Acquires Product Portfolios From Merial, BIVI

Lizzy Schultz

Ceva Santé Animale has completed the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of products from Boehringer Ingelheim following its acquisition of Merial Animal Health. The new product portfolio includes swine and cattle vaccines and multi-species nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories. All products will be immediately available through local Ceva companies or its distributors, with no interruption of supply. Products acquired in the acquisition are …

Sanofi & Boehringer Ingelheim Business Swap Confirmed

Jamie Johansen

Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed the strategic transaction signed in June 2016, which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health business (Merial) and Boehringer Ingelheim’s consumer healthcare (CHC) business, has been successfully closed in most markets on January 1st 2017. The closing of the acquisition of Merial in Mexico and the Merial and CHC swap in India have been …

Dairy Groups Applaud Congressional Action On Milk Labeling

Lizzy Schultz

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) showed support last week for a new congressional effort to prod federal regulators to crack down on the inappropriate labeling of products designed to imitate milk. In a letter written by Reps. Mike Simpson (R-ID) and Peter Welch (D-VT), and cosigned by a bipartisan coalition of 32 …

BIVI Moves Headquarters to GA After BI/Sanofi Asset Swap

Jamie Johansen

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) will locate its North America and U.S. Animal Health headquarters in Duluth, Ga. as part of its integration planning with Sanofi’s animal health business (“Merial”), upon the closing of the Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) asset swap signed in June 2016. The U.S. Animal Health leadership team will headquarter at the existing Merial facility in Duluth, while …

Merial Talks Cattle Product Line at NAFB

Lizzy Schultz

The team at Merial made a presence during the NAFB Trade Talks, and Jamie had an opportunity to sit down with Dr. Joe Dedrickson, Field Veterinary Service Director, to talk about three important products in Merial’s portfolio of cattle health solutions: Synschsure, Longrange, and Zactran. Synchsure, a prostaglandin that can be used to synchronize the cycle of both dairy and …