Ricerca Announces Intent to Acquire MDS Pharma Services Business
Ricerca Biosciences, LLC, announced today its execution of a purchase agreement to acquire the Discovery and Preclinical business of MDS Pharma Services with facilities in Bothell, Washington; Lyon, France; and Taipei, Taiwan. Company headquarters will remain in Concord, Ohio.
Ricerca Chairman and CEO Ian Lennox stated, “The addition of these facilities and personnel complement Ricerca’s existing facility in Concord, Ohio, and position us as a global, preferred provider of discovery and development services. We have intimate working knowledge of these facilities; all are steeped in decades of experience and expertise.”
The proposed transaction between the two organizations is subject to customary regulatory and closing conditions. The transaction is expected to close within the next two months.