GC Acquires Shares of Showa Yakuhin Kako Co., Ltd.
We are pleased to announce that GC has acquired all outstanding common stocks of Showa Yakuhin Kako Co., Ltd. from investment funds advised by Unison Capital, Inc. today.
Showa Yakuhin Kako Co., Ltd. is in its 68th year and has established itself as a leading manufacturer of dental pharmaceutical products. The company has the No.1 share in the Japanese market and is especially renowned for its dental local anesthetics and remedies for periodontal diseases.
GC will strive to achieve its goal of Vision 2021’s “challenge to become the No. 1 dental company in the world through making further contribution to the healthy long-living society” by realizing synergies between Showa Yakuhin Kako’s dental pharmaceutical business and GC’s dental materials and equipment businesses.
For further information, please contact Nobuhiro Yoshitake, General Affairs & Personnel Affairs Department, GC Corporation