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Feb 01, 2016, 08:00 ET
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Abbott to Acquire Alere, Becoming Leader in Point of Care Testing and Significantly Advancing Global Diagnostics Presence

 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) announced today a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire Alere, significantly advancing...

Jan 07, 2016, 07:00 ET

Alere to Present at 34th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, today announced that President & CEO Namal Nawana will present at the 34th...

Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET

Alere Inc. Declares Cash Dividend on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today has declared a cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its Series B...

Nov 19, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Inc. Completes Divestiture of BBI Group

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics announced today the completion of the previously announced sale of its BBI...

Nov 09, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere's SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo is First Dual Test to Receive WHO Prequalification

Alere (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced that its Alere SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo test has been awarded World...

Nov 04, 2015, 16:29 ET

Alere Reports Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015....

Oct 28, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere to Report Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results on November 4, 2015

Alere Inc. (NYSE:ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended...

Oct 15, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Receives U.S. HHS Approval to Electronically Process Drug Tests for Department of Transportation-Regulated Employees

Alere (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics and drug testing, today announced that following successful inspection of its laboratory in...

Sep 28, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Expands Commitment to Support Organisation of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) in Efforts to Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis and Enhance HIV Early Infant Diagnosis

 Alere (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today doubled its commitment to the Organisation of African First Ladies Against...

Sep 09, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere to Participate in Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, announced today that it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global...

Sep 01, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Inc. Declares Cash Dividend on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today has declared a cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its Series B...

Aug 13, 2015, 03:00 ET
Health educators from the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation at the launch of the Tutu Teen Truck, a new mobile unit providing HIV and other screening services to at-risk youth in Cape Town.

Alere Partners with Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation to Reduce Impact of Disease on Vulnerable Youth

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced a grant of 2.5 million South African Rand to support the work of...

Aug 05, 2015, 16:05 ET

Alere to Participate in 35th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, announced today that the Company will participate in the 35th Annual Canaccord...

Aug 04, 2015, 07:29 ET

Alere Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. ...

Jul 28, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere to Report Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on August 4, 2015

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second...

Jul 23, 2015, 07:00 ET

Dr. Geoffrey S. Ginsburg Joins Alere Board

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, announced today the election of Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, M.D., Ph.D. to the Company's...

Jul 16, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Receives FDA CLIA Waiver for Alere™ i Strep A Rapid Molecular Test

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostic tests, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Jul 16, 2015, 07:00 ET

Alere Continues to Execute on Core Business Strategy through Agreement to Sell BBI Group and Acquisition of US Diagnostics

 Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, announced today two transactions that further strengthen the Company's focus on...

Jun 24, 2015, 16:35 ET

Alere Inc. Announces Completion of Offering of $425 Million of Senior Subordinated Notes

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company") announced today that it has completed its previously announced offering of $425 million of senior...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:05 ET

Alere Inc. Announces Refinancing of Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company") announced today that it has closed new senior secured credit facilities totaling $1.95 billion and used...