Roche eyes growth for Ventana Medical Systems

Egger, Ed
April 2008
Inside Tucson Business;4/21/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p3
The article reports on the plans for growth of Swiss-based diagnostics and pharmaceutical giant Roche Pharmaceuticals after winning the battle to take over Ventana Medical Systems in Tucson, Arizona. According to Claudia Schmitt, a Roche Group spokesperson, they are committed to investing and growing Ventana and the entire diagnostics segment. Roche completed its purchase of about 34.5 million shares of Ventana common stock.


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