Cord Blood Registry (CBR), a California Cryobank Life Sciences company, has announced it will acquire Natera’s Evercord™ cord blood business for an undisclosed sum. CBR is the largest newborn stem cell collection and storage company within the United States with more than 875,000 stem cell samples in storage. Natera is a publicly listed company (NASDAQ: NTRA) that specializes in genetic testing services. [Read more…]
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2018 — California Cryobank, the world’s leading donor sperm and donor egg bank, announced today that it has been acquired by GI Partners, a private equity investment firm, from leading healthcare investors Longitude Capital and NovaQuest Capital.
In a separate transaction, GI Partners has also completed its acquisition of Cord Blood Registry (CBR), the world’s largest stem cell collection and storage company, from AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG). [Read more…]
Without a doubt, the three largest cord blood banks in the U.S. are:
- Cord Blood Registry (San Bruno, CA)
- Cryo-Cell (Oldsmar, FL)
- ViaCord (Waltham, MA)
These three companies are not only the three market leaders in the U.S. by number of cord blood and cord tissue units banked, but are also some of the largest cord blood banks worldwide. [Read more…]
Below are our awards for the top five cord blood industry influencers worldwide.
These individuals are all renowned industry experts, innovative thought leaders, and highly sought after speakers, advisors, and board members. Their opinions on cord blood banking topics can substantially alter public perception.
Congrats to those on this list!
Cord Blood Registry (CBR) is the largest U.S. cord blood bank. To date, CBR has stored more than 500,000 cord blood and cord tissue samples, while ViaCord has stored 350,000 samples and Cryo-Cell has stored 240,000 samples.
While these storage counts may include cord blood and tissue units collected by their international divisions, these three industry players are the clear market leaders within the U.S. private cord blood banking industry. [Read more…]