Exosect Offered for Sale by Hilco Streambank

Exosect Offered for Sale by Hilco Streambank

PR Newswire

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 2, 2018

Deadline for Submitting Bids Set for November 16, 2018 @ Noon GMT

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilco Streambank is soliciting offers for the business and assets of Exosect Limited (in Administration) ("Exosect" or the "Company"), an innovative formulations business.

The Joint Administrators, Paul Masters and Conrad Beighton of Leonard Curtis Recovery Limited, have instructed Hilco Streambank to actively seek interested parties with regards to the sale of the business and assets of the Company, including its extensive intellectual property assets and proprietary know-how consisting of the understanding, experience and knowledge of Exosect's highly skilled employees.

Since its formation in 1999 as a University of Southampton spin out, Exosect has been developing pioneering sustainable pest and disease control solutions to tackle a wide range of problems throughout the food supply chain. Over GB£25 million ($32 million) has been invested in the development of the Company's valuable intellectual property. Its award-winning patented formulations technology (Entostat®), which is based on the use of electrostatically charged wax micro powders, assists with optimization and the direct transfer of active ingredients by electrostatically adhering to a range of surfaces including seeds, grains and pellets, insects and foliage, and building fabrics for improved efficacy, safety, and commercial viability.

With a recent focus on out-licensing, earlier this year, the Company negotiated a license with agrochemical multinational Monsanto for the use of the Entostat® technology for the delivery of select agricultural biologicals as seed treatments.

Having initially developed, marketed and sold pheromone-based products, the Company also continues to support two well-regarded products sold through distributors. Exosect's moth control product is used by the UK Houses of Parliament and the Royal Opera House.

Hilco Streambank Director Nat Baldwin explained, "Exosect has been a market leader in its specialized area for nearly 20 years. Exosect's technology platforms deliver a unique mix of commercial and environmental benefits and are underpinned by an extensive suite of patents and formulations expertise."

The Company's innovations are currently being commercialized through the £60 billion ($77 billion) crop protection and plant growth enhancement sector under license, but have potential use within many industrial sectors such as animals and public health.

Baldwin was confident of a return from the sales exercise, adding, "The team at Hilco Streambank has been conducting a comprehensive sales and marketing exercise which will continue over the coming weeks. We have received strong international interest in the business and expect a competitive bidding process."

Parties interested in learning more about the Exosect acquisition opportunity should contact Hilco Streambank directly using the contact information provided below. Visit the Hilco Streambank website for more information regarding the opportunity: http://www.hilcostreambank.com/assets/exosect

About Hilco Streambank

Hilco Streambank is a market leading advisory firm specializing in intellectual property disposition and valuation. Having completed numerous transactions including sales in publicly reported Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, private transactions, online premium domain sales and IPv4 transactions through IPv4Auctions.com, Hilco Streambank has established itself as the premier intermediary in the consumer brand, internet and telecom communities. Hilco Streambank is part of Northbrook, Illinois based Hilco Global, the world's leading authority on maximizing the value of business assets by delivering valuation, monetization and advisory solutions to an international marketplace.   Hilco Global operates more than twenty specialized business units offering services that include asset valuation and appraisal, retail and industrial inventory acquisition and disposition, real estate and strategic capital equity investments. For more information, please visit our website at www.hilcostreambank.com.

Nat Baldwin

+44 (0)141 4063 197

Linda Shannon

+44 (0)141 2122 516

Richelle Kalnit



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