logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Becton, Dickinson To Acquire Safety Syringes - Quick Facts

Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BDX) Wednesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Safety Syringes, Inc., a privately held company engaged in developing anti-needlestick devices for prefilled syringes.

The acquisition, which is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, is expected to close by the end of fiscal year 2012.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
We are well into the third quarter and past the middle of the year and it is time to take stock of regulatory decisions awaiting some biotech stocks in August. Despite the uncertain macroeconomic environment, the markets have run up, with the S&P 500 Index making new highs session after session. Valuation concerns may keep traders at bay. However, the biotech space is a different cup of tea. Alphabet Inc., (GOOG, GOOGL), the parent company of Google, Thursday reported an increase in profit for the second quarter, driven mostly by increase in search and advertising revenues. Earnings and revenues for the quarter trumped Wall Street expectations, sending shares of the company up by 3 percent... Apple Inc. (AAPL) has announced that it recently sold its 1 billionth iPhone, about nine years after the first iPhone was launched. "iPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful products in history. It's become more than a constant companion. iPhone is truly an essential...
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT