Navigation Links
CRO Acquisition Seen Boosting Activity, Positioning ASG, Inc., for New Growth in Q2
Date:5/5/2009

CARY, N.C., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ASG, Inc., saw continued growth in the first quarter following its acquisition of neighboring Ockham Development Group.

The February merger with the full-service contract research organization sought to expand the breadth and value of services that Cary, North Carolina-based ASG provides clients requiring functional outsourcing and staffing services or the opportunity to outsource an entire clinical trial.

ASG's CEO Jim Baker said, "I am pleased to announce that we continue to make progress in merging the two companies into one."

Through Ockham, ASG has secured new work in the therapeutic areas of oncology, anti-infectives, and vaccines. Ockham has picked up some "significant new business in the last month, and the emerging-growth biotech and pharma market seems to be picking up steam as we move into Q2," Baker said.

In the meantime, Baker indicated that ASG is "answering more functional outsourcing RFPs" and has recently won outsourcing work with one of the company's larger clients.

He also noted a staffing headcount increase over the past 45 days.

In completing the acquisition, ASG's global growth strategy will allow the firm to provide solutions that best meet the needs of existing and potential clients. At the same time, the acquisition will make it possible for Ockham - which will continue to be independently branded - to serve a wider and larger client base.

About ASG:

ASG is a global clinical research service provider of high-quality Contract Research, Functional Outsourcing, and Specialty Staffing services to CROs, pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies that require clinical operations, GCP, GLP or GMP auditing, data management, statistical programming, biostatistics and medical writing solutions. Strategically organized to meet the demands of the marketplace, ASG provides flexible solutions that satisfy client needs through highly experienced recruiting and dedicated functional support teams located throughout the world. Staffed by veteran industry professionals with a track record of proven results, it is centrally located near the university-technology-biotech/pharmaceutical sciences nexus known internationally as Research Triangle Park (RTP). http://www.asg-inc.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE ASG, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Hearing Scheduled in the Delaware Court of Chancery for August 27, 2007 to Establish the Valid Approval and Consummation of the Merger Between PharmAthene, Inc. and Healthcare Acquisition Corp.
2. Proceedings to Affirm Merger Between PharmAthene and Healthcare Acquisition Corp Initiated in Delaware Chancery Court
3. Drug Royalty Corporation (DRC) Announces Acquisition Regarding PEG-INTRON(R) From Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ENZN)
4. NxStage Medical Provides Update on Medisystems Acquisition
5. Palatin Technologies Announces Reacquisition of Full Rights to Bremelanotide Program
6. Validus Pharmaceuticals Expands Product Portfolio with Acquisition of Bipolar Drug: Equetro(R)
7. Federal Trade Commission Clears Kyphons Acquisition of Non-Vertebroplasty Spine-Related Assets of Disc-O-Tech
8. Shanghai Century Acquisition Corporation Announces Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical Co Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2007
9. Advanced Bio-Technologies Inc Announces Acquisition by HealthEdge Investment Partners, Tampa FL
10. PAREXEL International Completes Acquisition of APEX International Clinical Research Co., Ltd.
11. PAREXEL International Updates Financial Guidance in Conjunction with the Acquisition of APEX International Clinical Research Co., Ltd. and Other Factors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Summit for Stem Cell has received ... of a patient-specific stem cell therapy for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The Summit ... Loring at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA. , The ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... NEW YORK , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... biotechnology acceleration company reports the Company,s CEO  was ... capital titled Accelerators Enter When VCs Fear To ... Life Science Leader magazine is an ... work for everything from emerging biotechs to Big ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... Connecticut (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... Group, Inc., will hold an open house for regional manufacturers at its Maple ... displays from Tsugami, Okuma, Hardinge Group, Chiron and Trumpf. Almost 20 leading ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Most ... devices with fingerprint recognition for secure access, voice recognition for hands-free communication, and ... consumers are interacting with biometrics technology today. But if they asked Joey ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/17/2016)... March 17, 2016 ABI Research, the ... the global biometrics market will reach more than ... increase from 2015. Consumer electronics, particularly smartphones, continue ... sensors anticipated to reach two billion shipments by ... Dimitrios Pavlakis , Research Analyst at ABI Research. ...
(Date:3/14/2016)... -- NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a ... airing of a new series of commercials on Time Warner ... st .  The commercials will air on Bloomberg TV, Fox ... Street show. --> NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the ... announces the airing of a new series of commercials on ...
(Date:3/11/2016)... , March 11, 2016 ... new market research report "Image Recognition Market by Technology ... (Marketing and Advertising), by Deployment Type (On-Premises and Cloud), ... To 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global market is ... to USD 29.98 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):