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Brooks Acquires Informatics Software Provider RURO for USD 15m
Friday 14 February 2020

14 February 2020 - Massachusetts, US-based semiconductor manufacturing automation solutions Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKS) has acquired Maryland-based informatics software provider RURO, Inc. for USD 15m, the company said.
The addition of RURO's capabilities and offerings will enable Brooks to offer enhanced onsite and off-site management of biological sample inventories as well as integration solutions to its customers for their increasingly distributed workflow.
The company has aligned the RURO management under the Brooks Life Sciences business in its Sample Management operations.
Brooks is a provider of life science and semiconductor manufacturing automation solutions worldwide. The company applies its automation and cryogenics expertise to provide a full suite of reliable cold-chain sample management solutions across life sciences in areas such as drug development, clinical research and advanced cell therapies.
RURO, Inc. provides cloud-based software solutions to manage laboratory workflow and bio-sample data for a broad range of customers in the biotech, healthcare, and pharmaceutical sectors.
Date Published: 14/02/2020
Target: RURO, Inc
Country: USA
Deal Size: 15m (USD)
Sector: Computer Software
Type: Corporate acquisition
Financing: Cash
Status: Closed
Buyer: Brooks Automation, Inc