Biogroup is active in the chemical pathology sector, with laboratories spread over more than 700 sites throughout France. Oriade-Noviale is also active in the chemical pathology sector. It operates laboratories on 55 sites located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, and Bourgogne Franche-Comté
The parties are competitors in the chemical pathology markets. They are also competitors, as purchasers, in the market for the supply of biological equipment, reagents and consumables.
In order to maintain competitive intensity in the Isère, Rhône and Haute-Savoie départements, the new entity has committed to divest the following eight medical analysis sites.