M&A Deal Summary

Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires FEI Company

On May 27, 2016, Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired test/measurement equipment company FEI Company for 4.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 8th transaction in the Test/Measurement Equipment sector.
  • This is Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 26th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 1st transaction in Oregon.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-05-27
Target FEI Company
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Buyer(s) Thermo Fisher Scientific
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 4.2B USD
Advisor(s) Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division (Financial)
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Legal)

Target

FEI Company

Hillsbor, Oregon, United States
website
FEI Company is a diversified scientific instruments company. It is a premier provider of electron- and ion-beam microscopes and solutions for nanoscale applications across many industries: industrial and academic materials research, life sciences, semiconductors, data storage, natural resources and more.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1956
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Employees80,000
Revenue 32.2B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Thermo Fisher's corporate headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Thermo Fisher's corporate headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Thermo Scientific is a provider of analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents for better workflow solutions spanning sample preparation, sample analysis, and data interpretation. The Company was formed in 1956 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 1956 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 44 of 59
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 8 of 10
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 39 of 52
State (Oregon) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 26 of 36
Year (2016) 3 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 25
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-02-12 INEL

Artenay, France

INEL, Inc. is a provider of real-time X-ray diffraction (XRD) systems.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-11-29 MTI-GlobalStem

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

MTI-GlobalStem is a supplier of cutting edge tools and reagents for cell transfection, neurobiology and stem cell research applications.

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