Aalesund, Norway—Fish oil supplier EPAX AS has been bought by Trygg Pharma AS. Aker BioMarine ASA and investment firm Lindsay Goldberg jointly own Trygg Pharma.

Bjorn Refsum, EPAX ’s managing director, stated that his company’s new ownership will “open up new opportunities and markets. Combining resources with such a highly regarded company that places major emphasis on research and development will benefit our customers, employees and partners and is making EPAX even stronger.”

EPAX is already expanding its manufacturing capacity in Norway.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, October 2010