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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is a public global healthcare distributor and multinational biotechnology company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts and was founded in 2006 after the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is one of the worlds largest global distributors of life science, industrial and applied science, clinical and diagnostic, and laboratory products. Their scientific products include: analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, reagents and consumables, research software and services, manufacturing, data analysis, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. Their products serve to increase the pace of scientific discovery around the world and solve scientific challenges found in labs and the field.

On November 13, 2006, Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific announced the two companies will be merging to form Thermo Fisher Scientific in a tax-free, stock for stock agreement after receiving anti-trust clearance from the European Commission. Thermo Electron acquired Fisher Scientific for $10.6 billion in stock. Each shareholders of Fisher Scientific gained 2.00 shares of common stock in Thermo Electron for every share they owned in Fisher Scientific. After the merger shareholders of Fisher Scientific owned 61 percent of the company, and shareholders of Thermo Electron owned 39 percent.

Acquisitions

Aquired organization
Price
Date

ABR--Affinity BioReagents

N/A

July 17, 2008

Advanced Scientifics (ASI)

$300,000,000

February 5, 2015

Affymetrix

$1,300,000,000

January 8, 2016

Ahura Scientific

$145,000,000

January 19, 2010

Alfa Aesar

£256,000,000

June 25, 2015

B.R.A.H.M.S.(Brahms)

$470,000,000

September 3, 2009

Biolab

$175,000,000

April 27, 2009

Clinrak

$125,000,000

April 11, 2006

Cohesive Technologies

N/A

January 29, 2007

Core Informatics

N/A

March 6, 2017

CRS Robotics

N/A

March 11, 2002

Dharmacon

$80,000,000

January 4, 2004

Dionex Corporation

$2,100,000,000

December 13, 2010

Doe & Ingalls

N/A

May 1, 2012

EGS Gauging

N/A

June 30, 2006

FEI Company

$4,200,000,000

May 27, 2016

Fermentas International

N/A

July 16, 2010

Finesse Solutions

N/A

February 15, 2017

FInnzymes Oy

N/A

February 1, 2010

Fisher BioImage

N/A

May 3, 2006

Flux Instruments

N/A

January 17, 2009

Gatan, Inc.

$925,000,000

June 28, 2018

INEL

N/A

February 12, 2016

IntegenX

N/A

March 16, 2018

Intrinsic Bioprobes inc.

N/A

September 3, 2011

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Eric Roman

President, US

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