O Pardini Group, reference in diagnostic and preventive medicine in the country, formalized the purchase of the Paulo C. Azevedo Laboratory, which operates in the state of For, for the value of 127 million reais. The acquisition was announced in a relevant fact on the afternoon of Friday, 18. Seeking to strengthen its operations in the northern region of the country, the operation will enable the immediate installation of a new Advanced Technical Center (NTA) to carry out tests from hundreds of partner laboratories in the region with greater agility.
The laboratory has 22 units, located in Bethlehem and six other municipalities, with 600 direct employees. A reference in clinical analyses, pathological anatomy and oncohematology, the laboratory is also responsible for servicing four hospitals. In 2020, it carried out approximately 4.5 million exams, with gross revenue of 82 million reais.
“Since 2012 Pardini has been acquiring highly credible and specialized companies and transforming its business models. All of this to provide diagnostic access to various regions of Brazil. We are certain that the acquisition in Pará will generate value not only for patients but also to physicians, healthcare operators, hospitals and laboratories. The entire healthcare chain will benefit”, highlights Roberto Santoro, CEO of Grupo Pardini. For the executive, the partnership highlights the company’s importance as a diagnostic access infrastructure.
Laboratório Paulo C. Azevedo is the 13th acquisition of the Pardini Group, following the strategy of geographic expansion to other areas of Brazil. As in Goiânia, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the proposal is to strengthen a set of services aimed at the patient, mainly with the inclusion of highly complex exams and personalized medicine.
Currently, the Pardini Group it has 13 test production centers located in Minas Gerais, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Goiânia, Santa Catarina and Pará. Daily, it reaches more than 2,000 Brazilian municipalities. It also has around 150 service units in Minas Gerais, Goiás, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Pará.