Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

81 Wyman Street,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02454
United States,
(781) 622-1000
www.thermofisher.com

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.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 37 1 1 1 4 3 47
vol $7.2B $15.8B $394M $5.5B $7.2B $36.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - 2 - - - 7
vol $953M $1.5B $2.5B
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Largest Life Technologies Corp.
$15.8B (2013-04-15)
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Largest Thermo Fisher Life Science Assets
$1.1B (2014-03-24)

According to our data here at Mergr, Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired 53 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 20 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Life Technologies for $15.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Thermo Fisher Life Science Assets to GE Healthcare for $1.1B. Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired in 15 different US states, and 13 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (30%) and medical products (20%).

When analyzing the test/measurement equipment sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 85 test/measurement equipment companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic test/measurement equipment acquirer over the past 3 years is Merieux NutriSciences, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the test/measurement equipment sector over the past 3 years is Quadriga Capital Beteiligungsberatung GmbH with 2 platform acquisitions.

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