Navigation Links
CRO Acquisition Seen Boosting Activity, Positioning ASG, Inc., for New Growth in Q2

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).

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:
(Date:11/25/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... Market 2016 - 2020 report analyzes that automating ... and quality in long-term samples, minimizing manual errors, ... Automation minimizes manual errors such as mislabeling or ... Further, it plays a vital role in blood ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Mass. , Nov. 25, 2015 Harvard ... biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants for life-threatening conditions, ... present at the LD Micro "Main Event" investor conference ... The presentation will be webcast live and posted for ... be available at the conference for one-on-one meetings on ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... 25, 2015 Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... a fireside chat discussion at the Piper Jaffray 27th ... . The discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2, ... .  A replay will be available for 14 days ... , Julie NormartVP, Corporate Communications and Business Development , ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... The United States Golf Association (USGA) today ... Green Section Award. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green Section Award recognizes an ... turfgrass. , Clarke, of Iselin, N.J., is an extension specialist of turfgrass ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/16/2015)... 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), ... announced expansion of its TDDI product portfolio with ... and display driver integration (TDDI) solutions designed to ... TDDI products add to the previously-announced TD4300 ... resolution), and TD4322 (FHD resolution) solutions. All four ...
(Date:11/11/2015)... 2015   MedNet Solutions , an innovative SaaS-based eClinical ... is pleased to announce that it will be a Sponsor ... event, to be held November 17-19 in Hamburg ... demonstrations of iMedNet , MedNet,s easy-to-use, proven ... has been able to deliver time and cost savings ...
(Date:11/9/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , Nov. 9, 2015  Synaptics ... human interface solutions, today announced broader entry into the ... vehicle-specific solutions that match the pace of consumer electronics ... and biometric sensors are ideal for the automotive industry ... vehicle. Europe , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):