company acquisition

03 Jan: Evolva and Lallemand close the sale of Evolva AG

The shareholders of Evolva Holding AG approved the sale of Evolva AG to Danstar Ferment AG, a Swiss affiliate of Lallemand Inc., for CHF 20 million – on December 21. One week later, the parties closed the transaction. Evolva Holding SA will seek the delisting of its shares from SIX Swiss Exchange and expects the delisting to take place after a customary period of 6-12 months.
The liquidation of the company is currently expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2026.


13 Dec: Ferrero company to buy Michel et Augustin 

A Ferrero-related company, CTH Invest, entered into exclusive negotiations to fully acquire Michel et Augustin from Danone. Michel et Augustin markets premium products including sweet biscuits, savory biscuits and snacks. These brands are sold mainly in France and in six other markets. The business was founded in the French market in 2004 by Augustin Paluel-Marmont and Michel de Rovira, before being acquired by Danone.