SGS Canada acquires BioVision Seed Research

November 3, 2017

On November 3, 2017, SGS Canada Inc. announced its acquisition of privately owned BioVision Seed Research Ltd., a leading seed, grain and soil testing laboratory serving agricultural markets in Western Canada and beyond. The company is headquartered Sherwood Park, Alberta, with additional facilities in Winnipeg and Grand Prairie.

SGS Canada, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is an affiliate of SGS SA, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

Miller Thomson advised SGS Canada in this acquisition with a team that included Max Spearn, Melissa Tummon and Deven Rath (corporate/M&A), Lisa Goodfellow (labour and employment) and Joshua Selby (real estate).