Abingdon is a UK-based diagnostics group specialising in ‘point of care’ tests, to diagnose disease in humans, animals and plants, and to measure drugs, hormones and other biomarkers in a range of sample types. Founded in 2008 the company employs around 40 people and also has operations in Birmingham and York.
On 18 January 2019 Abingdon closed a funding round with NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance (managed by Mercia Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund) raising total gross proceeds of approximately £1.5m.
Members of the Bristows corporate team that advised on this transaction included:
The announcement of the funding has been reported online:
- http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/2032641-expanding-diagnostics-company-secures-1.5m-investment (paywall)
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