Hendrix Genetics Acquires Landcatch & LNS

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
14 June 2011, at 1:00am

THE NETHERLANDS - Hendrix Genetics has announced the completed acquisition of UK Landcatch & Landcatch Natural Selection (LNS) from Lithgows Limited. The acquisition marks the companies first move into aquaculture breeding.

Thijs Hendrix, President of the multi-species breeding company, Hendrix Genetics, said: “Today, Hendrix Genetics enters the world of aquaculture breeding, a natural fit with our existing multi-species portfolio.”

Hugh Currie, Managing Director of Landcatch & LNS, which supplies Atlantic salmon eggs and juveniles, added: “It is a great day for our customers and employees as we are now linked with a global leader in animal genetics. We are excited by the possibilities this brings.”