2013

Covidien acquires Given Imaging

Monday, December 9, 2013

Covidien, a global healthcare products company, will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Given Imaging, a provider of technology platforms for visualizing, diagnosing and monitoring the digestive system, for $30 per share in cash, for a total of approximately $860 million. Covidien intends to finance the transaction through cash on hand.

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Agilux Laboratories expands in vivo pharmacokinetics services

Monday, December 9, 2013

New England-based CRO Agilux Laboratories, a provider of drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK) services to sponsors, has expanded its in vivo pharmacokinetics services to support clients’ demands and increased service requirements. The space expansion will allow Agilux to significantly increase its capacity and volume, while maintaining fast study starts.

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