NEW YORK ( The Deal) -- Barcelona drugmaker Grifols (GRFS - Get Report) on Monday, Nov. 11, went shopping in California for a second time this year, picking up the Emeryville-based blood transfusion diagnostics business of Swiss drug company Novartis (NVS - Get Report).Grifols would pay $1.68 billion for the unit, which makes equipment and chemicals for screening donated blood for infectious diseases. The division had sales last year of $565 million.
Grifols Buys Novartis' Transfusion Diagnostics Business
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