Summit-Backed Cetero Adds On

Cetero Research, a Cary, N.C.-based provider of early clinical and bioanalytical research services for the pharma industry, has acquired Allied Research International Inc., a Toronto-based contract research organization. No financial terms were disclosed. Cetero was formed last October by the merger of Summit Partners portfolio company Ba Research International, with PRACS Institute and Gateway Medical Research. www.cetero.com www.allied-research.com