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Invitrogen buys Applied Biosystems for $6.3bn

Executive Summary

Invitrogen is buying Applera's Applied Biosystems Group for $6.3bn. Holders of Applera-Applied Biosystems common stock will receive $38 (a 12% premium and contingent upon Invitrogen's share price when the transaction closes) in Invitrogen stock and cash for each share they own. (Invitrogen estimates a split between cash and stock of 45% and 55%, respectively).
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
    • PCR & Amplification Tools
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Genomics-Proteomics
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Intra-Biotech Deal
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Payment Includes Stock
    • Reverse Acquisition

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