PerkinElmer snaps up Dexela

Albion Ventures and the London Technology Fund have sold London-based X-ray imaging specialist Dexela to US healthcare company PerkinElmer. Dexela, which was formed in 2005, is a developer of technologies for fast, low-dose X-ray imaging. Albion invested a total of £2.6m in Dexela while Albion and the LTF led a syndicate that invested over £3m. Investors hope for a three-times return.