Tag: laboratory acquisitions

LifeLabs, Gamma-Dynacare, Sonic Healthcare, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital

LAST WEEK, IT WAS ANNOUNCED that Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories had signed a definitive agreement with LifeLabs Limited Partnership to purchase LifeLabs Quebec. Both parties expect the transaction to close by April 28, 2012.

This laboratory acquisition is notable for at least three reasons. First, it involves Canada’s two primary national laboratory

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Assessing the Year-End Financials For Nation’s Biggest Lab Companies

IN RECENT WEEKS, the last of the nation’s largest public laboratory companies released year-end 2009 financial reports. Each lab firm’s financial report provides useful insights about active trends in the lab testing marketplace, particularly in lab testing referred by office-based physicians.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated and Laboratory Corporation of America are the two dominant national companies competing

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New Cycle Begins for Lab and Pathology Acquisitions

THERE’S A NEW TRANSITION JUST GETTING STARTED in the laboratory testing industry. For the past two decades, laboratory acquisition activity has primarly centered around independent clinical laboratories—often owned by local pathologists. This was true in both the size of the transactions and in the volume of transactions. Our stories on pages 3-9 describe these processes.


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