Qiagen Acquires Japanese Nucleic Acid Maker for $18 Million | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, April 24 – Qiagen has acquired Sawady, a Japanese maker of nucleic acids, in return for $18 million of Qiagen common stock, the companies said Tuesday.

The Sawady group of Tokyo, comprises three companies, Sawady Technology, Omgen, and a majority in Accord company, but operates as a single organization employing 40 people. 

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