Big News in Clinical Laboratory Informatics as Roper Industries Agrees to Pay $1.4 Billion to Acquire Sunquest

Medical labs and pathology groups using Sunquest LIS products likely to see positive changes from Sunquest’s fourth change in ownership since 2001 In what is likely to be the biggest deal in clinical laboratory and pathology informatics for this year, Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP), of Sarasota, Florida, will acquire Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., of Tucson, Arizona. The purchase price is an impressive $1.42 billion dollars and the deal was announced on Monday this week. Roper...

Sunquest Information Systems Acquired by Huntsman Gay Capital in $208 Million Deal

Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Customers Will See Few Changes Under New Ownership Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., has a new owner. Earlier this month, an investment consortium led by Huntsman Gay Capital paid an estimated $208 million to acquire a 51% controlling interest in Sunquest, which is based in Tucson, Arizona. Sunquest’s previous owner, Vista Equity Partners, will retain the remaining 49% of Sunquest’s stock and continue as a minority owner. Sunquest’s flagship product is a...
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