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Danaher shells out $1.1bn for MDS division and Sciex JV

Executive Summary

Danaher is buying MDS Analytical Technologies (including its Molecular Devices division) and MDS's 50/50 mass spectrometry joint venture with Life Technologies for a total of $1.1bn in cash--MDS gets $650mm (about 65% will support a share buyback program) and LT receives $450mm ($290mm will be used to repay debt).
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Acquisition of Private Biotech
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash

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