Labcorp to acquire Toxikon, expanding nonclinical development testing capabilities for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device clients
Transaction Expands Capacity and Strengthens Full-Service Testing Portfolio
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“Adding Toxikon underscores our commitment to nonclinical development and advances our capabilities for both drug development and medical device testing,” said Dr.
Toxikon’s strategic location allows
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The transaction is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, including under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Toxikon is a leading preclinical contract research organization (CRO) providing in vivo, in vitro, and analytical testing services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries worldwide, helping those companies gain approval for their products quickly and bring them to market successfully. Learn more about Toxikon at www.toxikon.com.
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