Further Consolidation in Anatomic Pathology
Dianon System's purchase in June of UroCor was hardly surprising, coming after three years of discussions between the two companies. The purchase of UroCor, a disease management company, will fortify Dianon's already strong franchise in urology clinical diagnostics testing. The deal, a stock-for-stock transaction valued at about $180 million, merges two complementary businesses, offering opportunities for synergies and leveraging of operations.
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