- Jay McNally, Founder and CEO, Ibis Consulting
Mirus Advises Rigaku Americas Corporation
Location: Boston, MA
Date: Oct 2011
Rigaku Americas Corporation of The Woodlands, TX announced today their acquisition of the handheld Raman technology and product lines from BaySpec, Inc. and the concurrent formation of a new division, Rigaku Raman Technologies Inc., for R&D, engineering, production, marketing and distribution. Mirus Capital Advisors, a middle-market investment bank specializing in mergers and acquisitions, served as financial advisor to Rigaku Americas Corporation.
Rigakuís new handheld Raman instruments combine patented optics and proven spectral analysis techniques with state-of-the-art, low-cost Telecom-developed optical components, providing our customers with fast, economical, easy to use, handheld chemical identification and composition analyzers for explosives detection, including improvised explosive device (IED) detection; narcotics and other controlled substances detection and identification; counterfeit drug detection, food contaminant detection; and detection and identification of many other sample types; for homeland security; pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food, wine, beer and agricultural feed quality assurance and quality control; medical diagnostics; petrochemical exploration and process control; forensics; archeometry; and many other applications.
For the full press release visit Rigakuís website: (www.rigaku.com)
Founded in 1951, the Rigaku companies are global leaders in the development, manufacturing and sales of laboratory and industrial x-ray diffractometers and spectrometers; small molecule and protein crystallography instrumentation; sealed and rotating anode x-ray generators; x-ray optics and imaging systems; high-performance rotary magnetic fluid feed-throughs; thermal analysis instrumentation; automated sample preparation and analysis solutions; and non-destructive testing (NDT) products. Rigaku employs more than 1,100 people in the development, manufacturing, marketing and support of its analytical equipment. Its products are used in more than 70 countries around the world Ė supporting research, development, and quality assurance activities. Throughout the world, Rigaku continuously promotes partnerships, dialog, and innovation within the global scientific and industrial community.
Mirus Capital Advisors (www.merger.com) provides investment banking solutions to corporate clients in technology, business services, manufacturing and distribution. Since 1987, Mirus has provided corporate finance advisory services on engagements including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations and valuations.