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Eikon launched in 2021 with $148m in series A venture capital and former Merck R&D head Roger Perlmutter as its CEO, but even with half a billion dollars in fresh cash, the firm has not revealed its therapeutic focus.
The deal is Veracyte’s second major acquisition in cancer diagnostics in 2021 after agreeing to acquire Decipher Biosciences in March.
Dealmaking Quarterly Statistics, Q1 2021: Boston Scientific, Roche Start The Year With Billion-Dollar-Plus Acquisitions
During the first quarter, medical device company mergers and acquisition totalled $10.2bn, while in vitro diagnostic firms and research tools players completed M&A activity that totaled $5bn.
With the addition of Decipher, Veracyte now offers tests for seven of the 10 most common types of cancer in the US.
In Vitro Diagnostics
- Molecular Diagnostics & Genetic Testing
- Other Names / Subsidiaries
- Allegro Diagnostics Corporation
- GenomeDx Inc.
- Decipher BioSciences Inc.
- HalioDx Inc.
- Inserm Transfert