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dsm-firmenich completes acquisition of postbiotics pioneer Adare Biome

dsm-firmenich, innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, confirms the completion of its acquisition of Adare Biome, a pioneer in the development and manufacturing of postbiotics, as first announced on April 19 2003, for an enterprise value of €275 million. This transaction represents an estimated 2023 EV/EBITDA multiple of 18x.

DSM-Firmenich and Adare Biome logo side by side symbolizing the acquisition
DSM-Firmenich acquires Adare Biome, marking a new era in the development of postbiotics

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Adare Biome develops, produces, and commercializes high-quality postbiotic solutions, including its pharmaceutical product, Lactéol®, which is marketed in almost 40 countries around the world. Its ingredients, including LBiome™ and LBiotix™, are used for digestive health applications in human, pet, and production animals. Adare Biome is based in Houdan, France. More information can be found at

Adare Pharma Solutions is a global, technology-driven CDMO providing product development through commercial manufacturing expertise, with a focus on oral dosage forms for the pharmaceutical industry. Adare’s specialized technology platforms provide taste masking, controlled release, solubility enhancement, and patient-centric dosing solutions. With a proven history in drug delivery, Adare has developed and manufactured more than 65 products sold by customers in more than 100 countries globally. More information can be found at



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