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IDEXX Laboratories acquires the RADIL Laboratory for the University of Missouri

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the research and diagnostic laboratory (RADIL) business of the College of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri for $43 million in cash. Based in Columbia, Missouri, RADIL provides health monitoring and diagnostic testing services to bioresearch customers.

“The bioresearch market is an excellent strategic fit for IDEXX, allowing us to leverage our expertise in veterinary diagnostics, as well as our integrated offering of reference laboratory and in-clinic testing solutions,” commented Jonathan Ayers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The acquisition of RADIL, with its international reputation, track record of innovation, and solid relationships with key bioresearch customers, will create a strong foundation for our further participation in this market.”

[IDEXX]