Thermo Fisher Scientific Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Test/measurement Equipment Company

Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired 59 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 22 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 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 2019, when it sold Thermo Fisher Scientific - Anatomical Pathology Business to PHC Holdings for $1.1B. Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired in 15 different US states, and 15 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (31%) and medical products (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity60
    • M&A Buy Activity Activity52
    • M&A Sell Activity Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • M&A Advisors 5

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

168 Third Avenue,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
United States,
(781) 622-1000

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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 40 1 4 4 1 2 52
vol $23.2B $394M $5.5B $7.2B $1.7B $38.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 7 - - - - 1 8
vol $2.5B $1.1B $3.6B

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Largest Life Technologies Corp.
$15.8B (2013-04-15)
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Largest Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. - Anatomical Pathology Business
$1.1B (2019-01-29)

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