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- Thermo Fisher Scientific Buys Patheon for $7.2B
May 15, 2017 — Thermo Fisher Scientific has purchased North Carolina-based Patheon N.V. in a deal worth $7.2 billion, which includes the assumption of $2 billion in debt. Patheon is a provider of manufacturing outsourcing services and outsourced pharmaceutical development services. They had revenues of about $1.6 billion in 2016, and will become part of Thermo Fisher’s Laboratory Products and Services Segment.
- MilliporeSigma Acquires Grzybowski Scientific Inventions
May 9, 2017 — MilliporeSigma has acquired Grzybowski Scientific Inventions for an undisclosed amount. Grzybowski has developed a computer-aided retro-synthesis tool, Chematica, which quickly provides optimized routes, aiding researchers in medicinal chemistry and drug discovery.
- Bruker Acquires Microscopy Company Luxendo
May 8, 2017 — Bruker has acquired Luxendo, a privately held spin-off of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, which produces proprietary light-sheet fluorescence microscopy instruments. Luxendo’s single plane illumination microscopy technique reduces sampling times over conventional laser scanning confocal microscopes, while reducing damaging side effects on living specimens.
- Avantor will acquire VWR for $6.4B
May 5, 2017 – Avantor, a global supplier of ultra-high-purity materials for the life sciences and advanced technology industries will acquire VWR, a major provider of product, supply chain, and service solutions to laboratory and production customers.
- NantOmics Acquires Genos
April 13, 2017 — NantOmics, a provider of molecular diagnostics services, has acquired Genos, a crowdsourcing platform for genomics research and discovery. Genos was spun out of Complete Genomics in 2016. NantOmics will integrate the Genos technology into its pan-omic analysis tools, supporting the company’s precision medicine service that integrates whole genomic sequencing, transcriptomics, predictive proteomics and quantitative proteomics.
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