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Mintz Advises Brooks Automation in Agreement to Acquire Leading Global Genomics Service Provider

Mintz advised Brooks Automation, Inc. on the company’s definitive agreement to acquire GENEWIZ Group, a leading global genomics service provider. The total cash purchase price for the acquisition will be approximately $450 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The transaction is expected to close by the end of this calendar year upon satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. Brooks' technologies, engineering competencies and global service capabilities provide customers speed to market and ensure high uptime and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical controlled environments. 

GENEWIZ is a global leader in genomics services that enable research scientists to advance their discoveries within the pharmaceutical, academic, biotechnology, agriculture and other markets. The company provides gene sequencing and synthesis services for more than 4,000 institutional customers worldwide supported by their global network of laboratories spanning the United States, China, Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. 

The Mintz legal team was led by Members Michael Fantozzi, Daniel Kajunski and Ran Zioni.

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