DEALS

Strategic Alliances Promote Test Access and Development

In the early months of 2017, the diagnostic industry has seen several strategic alliances develop. Among the most active companies in February so far is Quest Diagnostics which cut a deal to secure … [Read more...]

DEALS

Hologic Sells Blood Screening Business

During a slow month for diagnostic M&A activity, a noteworthy deal was Grifols's acquisition of Hologic's blood screening business. The acquired assets include a San Diego plant, development … [Read more...]

NEWSMAKERS

Veracyte Announces Big Developments

Veracyte, Inc. is a leader in developing noninvasive genomic diagnostic tests for lung cancer. And in February, Veracyte's share of this lucrative market grew significantly. Percepta Gets Thumbs Up … [Read more...]

NEWS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of January’s Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Major Transactions

After January's flurry of deals, the M&A front has been relatively quiet so far this month. But relatively low volume of M&A deals has been more than offset by surges in strategic alliances … [Read more...]

DEALS

LabCorp Announces Plan to Acquire PAML

Late last week, LabCorp and the owners of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (known as PAML) announced that LabCorp would acquire ownership of PAML and PAML's interests in several joint … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

Deal of the Month: $25 Billion Acquisition of St. Jude Med Cements Abbott as Leader in Cardiovascular Device Market

In a month with an unusually heavy volume of diagnostic deal making, the headline story was Abbott Laboratories' $25 billion purchase of fellow device-making giant St. Jude Medical, which finally … [Read more...]

NEWS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of January’s Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Major Transactions

January 2017 has already seen an unusually high volume of diagnostic deal making. Here is a quick overview of the key deals and what they portend. M&A While Abbott Laboratories made the … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

Molecular Diagnostics among Top 2016 M&A Deals

Although volume of diagnostics industry mergers and acquisitions was up slightly in 2016, the big story of the year were the deals that did not go through—at least not yet. Abbott Steals the … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

Abbott, Molecular Lab Acquisitions Dominate the Year in Diagnostics Industry M&A

Although volume of diagnostics industry mergers and acquisitions was up slightly in 2016, the big story of the year was the deals that did not go through—at least not yet. Abbott Steals the … [Read more...]

DEALS

Abbott Asks Court to Pull the Plug on Alere Merger

Abbott officially wants out of its $5.8 billion merger with Alere. Last week, the Illinois-based diagnostics giant asked a Delaware Chancery Court to let it out of the deal, claiming that Alere is no … [Read more...]


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