Important information for CRYO-SAVE AG Clients
28 Ιούνιος 2019
OVER 330 THOUSAND OF STEM CELL SAMPLES WERE TRANSPORTED SAFELY FROM Cryo-Save AG in Liquidation with registered office in Pfäffikon, Switzerland (CRYO-SAVE SWITZERLAND) LABORATORIES TO FAMICORD GROUP (PBKM FamiCord).
Almost all of the stem cell samples previously stored in Europe by Cryo-Save Switzerland were safely transported to laboratories of FamiCord Group . Cryo-Save Switzerland remains the party of the contract with its Clients.
In February 2019 CryoSave Switzerland signed a backup and storage agreement with FamiCord Group. Such a contract is a standard solution in the field of family stem cell banking. The samples transferred to FamiCord Group’s laboratory will be stored for a number of years. The aim of such contracts is to secure continuity of the storage of biological material.
The FamiCord Group laboratories guarantee the highest quality and security of biological samples storage. Most of them are accredited by international institutions, such as the AABB (former American Association of Blood Banks) or FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation Cellular Therapies), which confirm that they operate in accordance with the most stringent safety standards.
Clients of Cryo-Save Switzerland who wish to check whether their samples have been transferred to FamiCord Group shall register themselves at http://www.famicordcryobank.ch/.
With more than 410 thousands samples of cord blood or tissues stored (not including the samples transferred from Cryo-Save Switzerland), FamiCord Group is far the largest European cord blood bank and also 5th biggest in the world. FamiCord Group operates through the network of 10 laboratories in Europe located in various countries in Western, Southern and Eastern Europe. Over 33 % of cord blood samples collected in Europe is processed by one of FamiCord Group laboratories. The company has strong shareholders structure, most of them are financial investors: Active Ownership Fund (Germany), Nationale-Nederlanden, Invesco (USA), Rockbridge, Oil Fund of Norway, Allianz and others. Since many years PBKM Group has a very solid financial and operating results, which are stably growing.