Immucor (BLUD) Completes Acquisition of LIFECODES® Business From Hologic, Inc. (HOLX)
3/22/2013 9:56:01 AM
NORCROSS, Ga., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Immucor, Inc., a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, has completed its acquisition of the LIFECODES business from Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOLX). "The addition of LIFECODES expands Immucor's specialty diagnostic footprint with a highly complementary best-in-class product portfolio, including transplant and other immune-monitoring products," said William A. Hawkins, president and chief executive officer of Immucor. "At Immucor, our focus has always been on helping blood banks, reference centers and hospitals find the right match for patients in need of a blood transfusion. Our acquisition of LIFECODES adds a worldwide leadership position in transplantation diagnostics that is focused on helping reference centers and hospitals find the right match for patients in need of organs and stem cells."
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