Navigation Links
Clinical Research Staffing Firm ASG Acquires CRO Ockham Development Group
Date:3/2/2009

Merger provides additional value to clients, shareholders and employees

CARY, N.C., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ASG, Inc. - a high-quality functional outsourcing and specialty staffing services group based in Cary, North Carolina - has acquired neighboring Ockham Development Group, Inc., a full-service contract research organization.

The acquisition - completed in early February for an undisclosed amount of stock - enables ASG to expand the breadth and value of services it provides clients needing to outsource clinical research trials; it also equips its clients in the pharmaceutical industry with a robust package of functional outsourcing and staffing services as well as a new opportunity to outsource an entire clinical trial.

"The addition of the Ockham team and its services helps accelerate our goal of becoming the company of choice for those wishing to outsource or augment staffing of a clinical trial," said ASG President and CEO James Baker. "We now have the breadth of services that allows clients to one-stop shop if they so desire."

In completing the acquisition, ASG is fulfilling a portion of its global growth strategy that 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.

"The ASG platform will make it possible for Ockham to scale its operations and extend its client reach into a true global presence," said Ockham CEO, Dr. Josh Baker (unrelated), who now leads the company's clinical research organization operations. "This is a unique opportunity to combine with a stable industry leader and quickly build market value."

About ASG:

ASG provides high-quality functional outsourcing and specialty staffing services to CR
'/>"/>

SOURCE ASG, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. NOVAVAX Announces Preclinical Study Results for a Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccine Candidate Directed Against the Fusion (F) Protein
2. Cerimon Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase III Clinical Studies to Evaluate Its Topical Diclofenac Sodium Patch for Mild-to-Moderate Pain
3. Implicit Licenses Clinical Stage Antibody Program From Lilly
4. Novartis/Schering-Ploughs Drug Will Replace AstraZenecas Symbicort as Decision Resources Clinical Gold Standard by 2012 for the Treatment of Asthma
5. Frontage Laboratories Continues to Grow Its China Business and Add Corporate Financial, Regulatory and Clinical Pharmacology Talent
6. Human Genome Sciences to Receive $9 Million Milestone Payment Related to GlaxoSmithKline Initiation of Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Syncria(R) in Type 2 Diabetes
7. M2S Expert gives address "Applying the Principles of Six Sigma in the Imaging Core Lab" at Imaging for Clinical Trials conference
8. Histogen to Present Preliminary Hair Regrowth Clinical Results at Stem Cell Summit
9. AstraZeneca Implements Customized Cytel East(R) Software for More Accurate Trial Monitoring and Clinical Data Analysis
10. First Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics Oral Compound NGX426 Demonstrates Compound Is Safe and Well-Tolerated
11. China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Announces Clinical Trials Already Underway for Candesartan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/5/2015)... (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 Synedgen Inc. ... PhD as Regulatory Affairs Manager. , Dr. Nguyen brings ... important juncture for the company as it moves forward ... products over the next two years. Dr. Nguyen will ... all the regulatory key documents that must be completed ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... , May 4, 2015   St. Jude ... significantly better computer tool for finding genetic alterations ... but were difficult to identify with whole-genome sequencing. ... Nature Methods . The tool ... Number Segmentation by Regression Tree in Next Generation ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - The Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust ... the formation of Turnstone Biologics Inc. (Turnstone), a ... that harness the patient,s own immune system. ... the Children,s Hospital of Eastern Ontario ... Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), the Ottawa ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO ) ... leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic ... announced that the Company has been informed that Golden ... Kong listed company and a substantial shareholder ... "Agreement") to purchase the Company,s outstanding 7% senior convertible ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Synedgen Announces the Appointment of Regulatory Affairs Manager 2Scientists dramatically improve method for finding common genetic alterations in tumors 2Scientists dramatically improve method for finding common genetic alterations in tumors 3Scientists dramatically improve method for finding common genetic alterations in tumors 4Turnstone Biologics Inc. to accelerate clinical and commercial translation of cancer immunotherapies 2Turnstone Biologics Inc. to accelerate clinical and commercial translation of cancer immunotherapies 3China Cord Blood Corporation Receives Notice of a Transaction Regarding its 7% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2017 Held by KKR 2China Cord Blood Corporation Receives Notice of a Transaction Regarding its 7% Senior Convertible Notes Due 2017 Held by KKR 3
... CytoDyn , a New Mexico-based biotechnology company, has ... manufacture its DNA-based, pre-flu vaccine. , ,Located ... the biomanufacturing facility is designed to manufacture clinical-grade biological ... trials. CytoDyn hopes to have clinical trials underway before ...
... David M. Kettner, who has served as in-house counsel for ... post after March 30 to become chief intellectual property counsel ... emphasized biotech patent prosecution and intellectual property licensing, will continue ... for a period of time after March 30. At WARF, ...
... Corp . and Imaxio S.A. (Saint-Beauzire, France) ... to manufacture and sell OverExpress bacterial cells ... will retain the right to license the use of ... the cells to commercial licensees. No license will be ...
Cached Biology Technology:Lucigen Corp. enters global licensing agreement 2
(Date:4/8/2015)... , April 8, 2015  Infinisource, a leading ... services, and Morpho, a leading supplier of biometric ... produce the market,s most advanced biometrically-enabled time clock, ... NXG time clock is setting a bold, new ... data for the small and mid-size employer. When ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... In the current eight ... the strongest competitors, showing outstanding performance in recognition ... is capable of a throughput of 5.000.000 fingerprints ... be ten times faster than most competitors and ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150402/738673-a ) , ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... -- According to preliminary estimates Fingerprint Cards, ... than 125 MSEK. This exceeds the guidance provided by ... for Q1 2015 would be in line with the ... The operating result for the first quarter is estimated ... will as previously communicated be published on May 21. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 2iSolved Time Clock Offers Unmatched Accuracy due to Morpho Biometrics 3DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 2DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 3Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2
... A team of scientists from the University of Maryland ... the Gulf of Mexico later this summer to study the ... and fish communities in the northern Gulf. The National Science ... for the expedition, which will be led by Laboratory Director ...
... held June 21-22, 2010, in Baltimore, Md., at ... business, science, education and government leaders to discuss ... glass materials used in advanced armor, semiconductors, turbines, ... filters, nuclear reactors and high-strength "smart" construction materials. ...
... that the Earth has been gradually warming as the result ... to stop it, according to a new survey by researchers ... The survey was conducted by Woods Institute Senior Fellow ... at Stanford, with funding from the National Science Foundation. The ...
Cached Biology News:Large majority of Americans still believe in global warming, Stanford poll finds 2Large majority of Americans still believe in global warming, Stanford poll finds 3
Collected from sexually mature, mixed sex, mixed breed guinea pigs. Pricing: $120/unit for 1 - 10 units...
... PlusOne Silver Staining Kit, Protein, ... Heukeshoven and Dernick (1), the kit ... gel electrophoresis systems.Silver Staining Kit, Protein ... of proteins in polyacrylamide gels in ...
Cyno macaque plasma and serum - various quantities available...
3'-O-Methylguanosine 5'-Triphosphate, Sodium, 1 umol. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Nucleotides, Additional Nucleotide Products....
Biology Products: