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DIAsource New acquisition

09/08/2017 News

Communication – international press release

1st  September 2017 

Effective 1 September 2017, DIAsource ImmunoAssays SA, the Belgian-based company specializing in development, sales and distribution of clinical diagnostics products, acquired the full assets of Viro-Immun Diagnostics GmbH, the German company specialized since 30 years in the development and manufacture of laboratory diagnostics for medical diagnosis of infectious and autoimmune diseases.

Viro-Immun Diagnostics GmbH, based in Oberursel, near Frankfurt, had been in insolvency since May 2017. Business operations in the last months continued under the insolvency administrator, Mrs. Kappel-Gnirs from HWW (Hermann Wienberg Wilhelm).

With this transaction, DIAsource acquires the Viro-Immun brand name and all ELISA and IFA products, as well as full inventory and infrastructure.

The company and brand Viro-Immun has a strong reputation for its complete portfolio of high quality assays in infectious and autoimmune diseases, spearheaded by the ToRCH panel with parameters such as Toxoplasma, Rubella, Herpes.

The Viro-Immun products will continue to be manufactured and sold as a separate product line under the DIAsource Viro-Immun brand. All Viro-Immun customers will continue to be serviced by DIAsource and benefit from its established customer and technical support services. Ex-Viro-Immun employees will continue to be staffed in Oberursel as part of the legal branch DIAsource Germany.

This acquisition fits in with DIAsource's strategy to act as a consolidator in its core business of manual kits and open automation. With this acquisition DIAsource strengthens and extends its established portfolio of proven best-in-class endocrinology and Vitamin D products.

DIAsource ImmunoAssays, http://www.diasource-diagnotics.com based in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, is a BioVendor Group company and develops, manufactures and sells manual kits and open automation for clinical diagnostics in more than 70 countries worldwide, both direct and via its worldwide network of distribution partners.

hww hermann wienberg wilhelm,  http://www.hww.eu is a service provider represented in 24 cities in Germany, specializing in legal consulting, restructuring, insolvency administration and receivership.

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CLOSING DAYS: 01/11/2017 - 25/12/2017 - 01/01/2018

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