Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that its CFO Bob McMahon is leaving to take up a CFO role at Agilent Technologies. The Marlborough, Mass.-based company said that its current chief accounting officer Karleen Oberton has been lifted to CFO, effective today. “Bob has made tremendous contributions to Hologic over the last four years, and we wish him […]
Agilent Technologies said today it acquired UK-based Raman spectroscopic instrument dev Cobalt Light Systems for $51.5 million (GBP £40 million). Cobalt develops benchtop and handheld Raman spectroscopic instruments based on proprietary technologies to enable through-barrier identification of chemicals and materials, the company said. Read the whole story on our Sister Site, Medical Design & Outsourcing
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) said yesterday it opened a new $14.7 million technology center in Folsom, Calif. The new 53,000 facility will add an additional 60 staff, the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company said, and will be adjacent to the company’s current facilities at 91 Blue Ravine Road. “I am extremely pleased to see the completion of this […]
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) today priced a $300 million public offering of senior notes, with proceeds slated to repay its revolving credit facility. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company will run the offering under an automatic shelf registration statement, with notes set to mature in September 2026 at an annual interest rate of 3.05%. Proceeds from the round are […]
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) said today it is investing $80 million in next-gen sequencing tech developer Lasergen. Through the investment, Agilent will acquire a 48% ownership stake in Lasergen and will join the board, the company said. Agilent will retain the option to acquire the remaining shares until March 2, 2018 for an additional $105 million. […]
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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) doled out more than $2 billion in cash to acquire Dako, a Denmark-based cancer diagnostic company with more than 1,000 employees with a foothold in more than 100 countries.
The deal, intended to grow Agilent’s life sciences business, is the largest in the company’s history, according to a press release.
GE Healthcare’s Oncura unit signed another distribution pact with medical device maker Theragenics Corp. (NYSE:TGX).
The agreement stipulates that Buford, Ga.-based Theragenics will market Oncura’s Iodine-125 brachytherapy product line.