ACM Global Laboratories Grows International Portfolio with Acquisition of ABS Laboratories

ROCHESTER, N.Y. & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#bioanalyticallabRochester
Regional Health (RRH)
, a $2.2 USD billion integrated health care
delivery system with more than 17,000 employees, has announced that its
wholly-owned subsidiary, ACM
Global Laboratories
, has added to its portfolio with the strategic
acquisition of ABS Laboratories which is located outside of London and
focused on bioanalytical services.

Headquartered in the United States, ACM Global Laboratories is one of
the largest global independent laboratories in the industry, performing
more than 30 million laboratory tests annually and employing scientists
and support personnel in the Americas, Europe, Singapore, China and

As a GLP bioanalytical lab, ABS Laboratories specializes in complex
assay method development and validation for the quantification of drugs,
metabolites and biomarkers in biological samples for preclinical and
clinical trials including final regulatory submission. The organization
has significant experience in supporting pharmaceutical companies,
academic institutions, and government agencies in the U.S. and U.K. that
complements ACM’s growing portfolio.

“Strategic acquisitions of organizations on the forefront of research
and testing, like ABS Laboratories, are critical to RRH’s overall growth
strategy as the healthcare industry continues to evolve,” said Eric
Bieber, M.D
., President and CEO, Rochester Regional Health. “We
continue to pursue partnerships with best-in-breed laboratories that are
pioneering testing to drive innovation in the pharmaceutical laboratory

ACM has grown significantly over its 40-year history, both organically
and through acquisitions. This acquisition adds to its emergent
collection of domestic and international laboratories focused on
bioanalytical, toxicology and central lab testing. In late 2017, ACM
added Philadelphia-based DrugScan,
and DSI
Medical Services, Inc.
to its portfolio.

About Rochester Regional Health

Rochester Regional Health is an integrated health services
organization serving the people of Western New York, the Finger Lakes
and beyond. The system includes five hospitals; primary and specialty
practices, rehabilitation centers, ambulatory campuses and immediate
care facilities; innovative senior services, facilities and independent
housing; a wide range of behavioral health services; and Rochester
Regional Health Laboratories and ACM Global Laboratories, a global
leader in patient and clinical trials. Rochester Regional Health is the
region’s second largest employer. Learn more at

About ACM Global Laboratories

ACM Global Laboratories, an affiliate of Rochester Regional
Health, is one of the largest global independent central labs in the
industry. ACM is certified by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA). The company delivers high-quality laboratory testing and
diagnostic lab services in support of both clinical trials research,
toxicology and individual patient care. ACM provides a powerful
combination of operational excellence, scientific expertise and
unsurpassed global service to customers in more than 65 countries. ACM
performs more than 30 million laboratory tests each year—spanning all
medical disciplines including pathology, microbiology, molecular
diagnostics, toxicology and more. For more information, visit
or call +1-866-405-0400.


Rochester Regional Health
Jessica Sanderson, 585-922-3086