Thermo Fisher boosts sequencing business with $13.6B Life Tech buy

Thermo Fisher Scientific agreed to acquire Life Technologies, a maker of laboratory equipment for the life sciences, for $13.6 billion. The acquisition, which is expected to be finalized early next year, would make Thermo Fisher a major player in the next-generation gene sequencing market. The deal also improves "all three elements of our growth strategy: technological innovation, a unique customer value proposition, and expansion in emerging markets," Thermo Fisher President and CEO Marc Casper said.

View Full Article in:

GenomeWeb Daily News (free registration) · American City Business Journals

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Research
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Regional Director, Southeastern Region - State Affairs
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Washington, DC
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA