M&As this week: Sterigenics International, Sunquest Information Systems

7 April 2016 (Last Updated April 7th, 2016 18:30)

Sterigenics International has acquired Nelson Laboratories. Following the transaction, Nelson’s operations in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, will be combined with Sterigenics’s existing microbiological and analytical testing and consultancy SteriPro Labs.

Sterigenics International has acquired Nelson Laboratories. Following the transaction, Nelson's operations in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, will be combined with Sterigenics's existing microbiological and analytical testing and consultancy SteriPro Labs.

The combined entities will be marketed under the Nelson Labs brand name and operate as a standalone business unit in Sterigenics.

"The acquisition enables Sterigenics to develop its lab testing."

The acquisition enables Sterigenics to develop its lab testing and services to serve its multinational customers and build its capabilities on a global scale.

Sunquest Information Systems has acquired GeneInsight, which will continue to operate from its existing office in Boston.

The acquisition enables Sunquest to develop precision medicine capabilities, clinical genetics IT platform, integrate genetics into routine diagnostics workflow and make its findings available to clinicians globally.