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Covance Increases Early Clinical Footprint in Europe with Acquisition of Swiss-Based Early Clinical Development Site
Date:3/13/2009

PRINCETON, N.J., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) announced today that it is expanding its clinical pharmacology footprint in Europe with the acquisition of Swiss Pharma Contract, a 50-bed clinical research company based in Basel, Switzerland.

"Our clients' need for complex, high-science clinical pharmacology studies that can help them make decisions faster is growing," said Joe Herring, Covance chief executive officer. "This acquisition significantly increases Covance's early clinical development footprint in Europe and gives our clients access to special patient populations for Phase I/IIa clinical studies. Covance's early clinical development offerings are well-positioned to provide our clients with the knowledge critical to enhancing downstream success rates."

Swiss Pharma Contract is an experienced, high-quality provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device industries, working with 10 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies. Swiss Pharma Contract has conducted more than 200 complex clinical trials since 2002, with roughly a third of them being first-in-human studies. The Basel site also has substantial expertise in radiolabeled and proof-of-concept studies, a wealth of experience in specialty therapeutic areas, and access to a large and active volunteer database.

The business includes a modern, well-equipped clinical pharmacology facility that will increase Covance's global capacity to approximately 550 beds in the United States and Europe. The company's talented staff includes nine physicians as well as other medical staff experienced in complex clinical trials. All Swiss Pharma Contract employees will be offered employment at Covance.

Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the world's largest
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