GTM Caldic completes acquisition of Active Pharmaceutica in Brazil

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August 31, 2022 – On August 31, the acquisition of Active Pharmaceutica Ltda. by GTM Caldic has completed. With the integration between the companies, GTM Caldic expanded its presence in the Brazilian pharmaceutical segment, enhancing its growth strategy in Life Science markets.

As published in June, GTM Caldic announced the acquisition of Active Pharmaceutica, a company specialized in the Brazilian compounding pharmacies sector. After successfully completing all regulatory and antitrust approvals, the agreement between the companies was officially sealed at the end of August 2022.

“We are delighted to welcome the Active Pharmaceutica team aboard GTM Caldic. Together, we will leverage our position in the brazilian pharmaceutical market, adding our capillarity and logistics infrastructure to Active's technical expertise and market knowledge”, comments Rodrigo Gutierrez, CEO of GTM Caldic.

“We at Active Pharmaceutica are very excited about this new step as part of GTM Caldic,” says Luis Gustavo Ferreira, CEO of Active Pharmaceutica. “This integration will create great opportunities for us to leverage our growth potential in new businesses and will provide us with a more robust financial structure, improving our internal processes and reinforcing our financial capacity, while maintaining our way of working with agility and transparency”, adds Luis.


GTM Caldic is a solution provider, specialty ingredient and chemical distributor, and a Caldic company in Latin America. With its presence in Latin America, its approximately 1200 employees go the extra mile daily to deliver value-add solutions for our customers.

Since its foundation in 2007, Active Pharmaceutica has been engaged in the import, fractioning and distribution of ingredients to compounding pharmacies, enabling the creation of pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals contributing to the overall health of their customers. With operations in the Southeast and South of Brazil, the company is one of the largest players in the region, offering a diversified portfolio that over the years has further expanded into among others hormones, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, plant extracts, vitamins and minerals.

With GTM Caldic’s integration, Active will operate as an business unit focused on pharmaceutical segment and will utilize the Active Caldic brand until the full transition to Caldic brand in the beginning of 2024.

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About GTM Caldic: GTM Caldic is a solution provider, specialty ingredient and chemical distributor, and a Caldic company in Latin America.
With presence in Latin America, our approximately 1200 employees go the extra mile day in, day out, to deliver value-add solutions for our customers. In our activities we embrace the principles of sustainability designing products, services and processes with these in mind. From formulation to delivery, from ingredient to packing, from supplier to customer, we care about every detail of what we do. Because every detail is in our care. For more information,  www.gtmchemicals.com