$20.9 Billion Deal: Thermo Fisher Scientific Buys PPD
… Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires PPD …

$20.9 Billion: Thermo Fisher Scientific Buys PPD

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s transformation by acquisition continues

John G. Baresky

PPD has 30+ years of driving advanced clinical research for its biopharma clients

Established in 1985, PPD has partnered with numerous biotech enterprises and pharmaceutical companies to help them orchestrate an array of new drug development and other healthcare research initiatives. Headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina, PPD employs more than 20,000 people and generated about $4.7 billion in sales in 2020.

  • Clinical trial patient recruitment
  • Comprehensive laboratory services
  • Global regulatory consulting and guidance
  • Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials
  • Post-approval data analytics and monitoring
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Critical care
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hematology
  • Infectious disease
  • Metabolic
  • Nephrology
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics
  • Rare diseases
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
  • Vaccines
  • Women’s Healthcare

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s assertive plans for growth and innovation continue

Thermo Fisher Scientific products and services are a mainstay throughout the healthcare industry; they are relied on by researchers and healthcare provider organizations for patient care support. Founded in 1956, Thermo Fisher Scientific has deep experience in these and other areas:

  • BioProduction
  • Cell analysis and cell culture
  • Clinical diagnostics
  • Cloning
  • DNA & RNA purification
  • Forensics
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
  • Protein biology
  • Sequencing
  • Synthetic biology

Thermo Fisher Scientific is on the move clinically and commercially

Just over a year ago the company sought to acquire Quiagen for $11.5 billion. The two companies were not able to come to a full agreement on terms and the deal was called off.

  • ICON
  • IQVIA
  • LabCorp
  • Parexel
  • PRA Health Sciences
  • Syneos Health
  • Wuxi Apptec

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