VWR Acquires Integra Companies, Inc.
Boston, MA, November 19, 2014 – Mirus Capital Advisors announced today that VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), a leading independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions, has expanded its portfolio of product offerings to the life science and biopharmaceutical industries through its acquisition of bioprocessing single-use system integrator, Integra Companies, Inc. Mirus Capital Advisors served as the advisor to Integra for the transaction. Integra Companies provides comprehensive single use connectivity solutions including tubing, hoses and gaskets for high-purity environments. Integra Companies supplies a broad selection of top tier products to customers in the biopharmaceutical, food processing, and microelectronic industries in the Northeast U.S. Established in 1974 and headquartered in Devens, MA, Integra Companies is ISO9001 Certified and operates two ISO Class 7 clean rooms.
VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a leading, independent provider of laboratory products, services and solutions with worldwide sales in excess of $4.1 billion in 2013. VWR enables science in laboratory and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR offers a well-established network that reaches thousands of specialized laboratories and facilities spanning the globe. VWR has more than 8,500 associates working to streamline the way scientists, medical professionals and production engineers stock and manage their businesses. In addition, VWR supports its customers by providing other value-added service offerings, research support, laboratory services and operations services.
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