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BASF Acquires Equateq, a Manufacturer of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Pharmaceuticals

1:32 AM MDT | May 9, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

BASF says it has acquired Equateq (Isle of Lewis, U.K.), a global leader in the manufacturing of highly concentrated omega-3 fatty acids. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. With this acquisition, BASF extends its portfolio of omega-3 products for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries with a new offering of highly concentrated omega-3 fatty acids. Equateq has a production site on the Isle of Lewis with 47 employees. Equateq, with all its employees, will be integrated into the Pharma Ingredients & Services unit, which is part of...

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