In Brief This Week: Bio-Rad; Gen-Probe; Sony DADC; Microsaic Systems; PerkinElmer, Macrogen; Agilent; Tecan; Complete Genomics; Plexpress | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories disclosed in its 10-Q filed this week that during the first quarter it acquired certain assets from a current raw material supplier for around $12.5 million. It didn't name the company, but also said that it paid $2 million for employment agreements as an incentive to certain employees of the acquired business to remain with Bio-Rad.

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