Aperio Acquired By German Firm

Vista-based Aperio, the developer of digital pathology equipment, is being acquired by German company Leica Biosystems, the companies said today. Financial details of the buy were not announced by the companies. The two said the move will help the companies to grow and expand into the global Life Science and Healthcare market. Aperio is venture backed by HLM Venture Partners, Galen Partners, Advanced Technology Ventures, Acadia Woods Partners and BlackRock Alternative Advisors.