Unilabs has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a share of Scientific Clinical Laboratories for an undisclosed amount. Established in 1990, Scientific Clinical Laboratories has been providing highly-specialised laboratory services in the UAE, with a strong brand recognition and a leading market position.
With the acquisition of Scientific Clinical Laboratories, Unilabs will strengthen its portfolio of diagnostic services in the Middle East and gain access to UAE’s local healthcare market.
Fernando de Górgolas, General Manager International Business at Unilabs, said: “With its emphasis on high-quality and excellent customer service, Scientific Clinical Laboratories is the perfect partner for Unilabs to expand in the region and to develop additional growth opportunities, such as outsourcing.
“Amaury Lachaud, Unilabs’ responsible for the Middle East, said we will start working with Mohammed and his skilled team at Scientific Clinical Laboratories to combine our companies’ strengths and bring exceptional laboratory services to UAE’s patients and healthcare professionals.
”Mohammed K. Daoud, CEO of Scientific Clinical Laboratories, said: “The aim of this partnership is to add value to the industry through provision of dynamic and innovative diagnostic services by combining both the regional expertise of Scientific Clinical Laboratories with the long standing and international experience of Unilabs. We are positive that this union will further escalate our current rapid growth into the region.”
The finalisation of the deal is subject to approval by the relevant regulatory authorities.