LGC today announced that it has acquired Axolabs, a leading Contract Research, Development and Manufacturing Organisation, specialising in the development of therapeutic nucleic acids  (TNAs). LGC also announced a major investment at its Biosearch subsidiary in Petaluma, California, USA to expand its GMP oligonucleotide manufacturing capacity to provide TNA synthesis to the 1kg scale in […]

Gains additional resources to support growth and innovation Dynex Technologies (Dynex) has been acquired by Telegraph Hill Partners (THP), a leading venture capital and growth equity firm dedicated to the life science and healthcare industries. THP will infuse Dynex with significant resources and capital, enabling the company to expand its operations, improve manufacturing capacity and […]

The 2016 financial year was outstandingly successful for Peter Huber Kältemaschinenbau AG. As well as recording double-digit growth rates the company was exceptionally successful by any other measure. For instance Huber was acclaimed as best employer and a top 100 innovator and received the Grand Prix for Medium-Sized Companies along with the Environmental Award of […]

TOKYO– Global investment firm KKR and leading power tool and life science equipment manufacturer Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd. (“Hitachi Koki” or the “Company”) today announced the completion of a tender offer by HK Holdings Co., Ltd. (the “Offeror”), an entity owned by KKR investment funds, for all the existing common shares and stock acquisition rights of Hitachi Koki. Approximately 89.79% of […]

Deal Represents GTCR’s Leaders Strategy at Work – Successful Corporate Carve-out Followed by Organic Growth and Strategic M&A CHICAGO, IL  GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the sale of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company (“Cole-Parmer” or the “Company”) to Golden Gate Capital. Founded in 1955, Cole-Parmer is a global manufacturer and […]

Acquisition will Expand VWRCATALYST Services Portfolio RADNOR, Pa. — VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), the leading global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers, announced today that it has acquired EPL Archives, Inc., an international biorepository services organization that supports customers across the entire regulated product research, development and commercialization lifecycle by providing archive […]

Proposal fails to recognise value of AkzoNobel and neglects to address significant risks and uncertainties, including extensive anti-trust concerns Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA.AS; AKZOY) AkzoNobel today announces it has rejected a second unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal of 20 March from PPG Industries Inc. for all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the […]

SAN DIEGO Daylight Solutions, Inc. (Daylight), a world leader in mid-infrared lasers and systems based on its proprietary quantum cascade laser (QCL) technologies, along with Leonardo S.p.A., through its U.S. subsidiary Leonardo DRS, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement in which Leonardo DRS will pay $150 million USD to obtain 100% of […]

ROME — Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of quantum cascade laser products and technology. Mauro Moretti Leonardo CEO and General Manager declared: “Acquisition of Daylight Solutions is a first significant step forward towards the objectives of growth and development […]