News | April 01, 2008

Bracco Diagnostics Finalizes Acquisition of E-Z-EM

April 2, 2008 - Bracco Diagnostics Inc. completed the acquisition of E-Z-EM Inc., manufacturer of contrast media and medical devices for gastrointestinal (GI) radiology, to support the sales of E-Z-EM’s injection systems and the EZ Chem blood analyzer, a deal totaling over $241 million

The company’s abdominal contrast agent business, along with the healthcare decontamination and the GI device businesses, will be integrated into Bracco Diagnostics Inc. Additionally, E-Z-EM’s contrast delivery, contrast data management and point of care testing system businesses will shift to ACIST Medical Systems, also part of the Bracco Group.

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