Company Poised to Capture Significant Portion of Multi-Billion Dollar Chinese Infant Formula Market
Vorsatech Ventures, Inc. Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of Synutra International, Inc. Vorsatech Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: VVIN) announced today that it has entered into a Share Exchange Agreement whereby the Company will issue 48,879,500 shares of its common stock in exchange for all of the issued and outstanding shares of Synutra, Inc., an Illinois corporation that owns all the registered capital of six foreign owned companies organized under the laws of the People’s Republic of China.
Synutra is a U.S. incorporated company that owns 100% of six subsidiary companies in China, which are all engaged in the production, distribution and sales of infant formulas based on dairy products. The six subsidiaries include: Qingdao Shenyuan Dairy Company Limited, an entity engaged in sales and marketing of the group’s infant formulas; Qingdao Shengqiaozhi Dairy Company Limited, which is responsible for the packaging and transport of the groups products; Zhangjiakou Shenyuan Dairy Company Limited, which is responsible for the production of the infant formula products; Beian Yipin Dairy Company Limited produces adult dairy products under the brand name ‘Yipin’; Luobei Shenyuan Dairy Company Limited produces the groups infant formula products; and Qingdao Baby Nutrition Research Company Limited, which conducts research and development of infant nutritional products.
Synutra’s extensive sales network covers 24 provinces, 227 cities and more than 800 counties throughout China. The company’s products can be purchased in over 11,800 retail stores within China. In 2004 the company’s infant formula was ranked #8 among international manufacturers and #3 among domestic manufacturers in China.
With about 18 million babies born per year in China, the company feels that the market for infant formula products should experience consistent growth. The company was founded in 2000 and is the youngest company among the top ten players with the fastest revenue growth rate, over 50% per annum since inception.
About SYNUTRA INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Synutra, Inc. engages in the production, marketing, and packaging of dairy-based nutritional products in the People’s Republic of China. It offers its products for infants, children, and pregnant women and nursing mothers under the brand ‘Sheng Yuan’, and for adults under the brand ‘YiPin’. The Company is based in Rockville, Maryland.
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