NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Swiss liquid handling systems firm Sias has inked an agreement to acquire laboratory equipment and software firm Xiril.

The deal is expected to be completed at the end of this month and will provide Sias with products focused on the diagnostic and DNA analysis markets, the Hombrechtikon, Switzerland-based firm said in a statement released yesterday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sias said that it would pay for the acquisition with company stock.

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