Thermo Fisher Scientific acquires Qiagen
… Qiagen Acquired By Thermo Fisher Scientific …


Important Update: Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE: TMO) has terminated the acquisition agreement with QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN). QIAGEN will pay to Thermo Fisher Scientific an expense reimbursement payment of $95 million in cash in accordance with the terms of the acquisition agreement between the two companies. Read the details of this failed landmark acquisition here and get the strategic insights on how the $11.5 billion deal initially transpired in the story below:

Thermo Fisher Scientific advances further into genetic testing

A global company with a bio scientific focus

Qiagen shareholders net a decent premium on the deal

Thermo Fisher Scientific continues to build its advanced global bioscience business

Primary rivals to Thermo Fisher Scientific in core as well as genetic research lines include:

  • Abbott
  • Agilent Technologies
  • BGI Group
  • Bruker
  • Danaher
  • Eurofins Scientific
  • Harvard Bioscience
  • Illumina
  • Macrogen
  • PerkinElmer
  • PierianDx
  • Roche

A successful healthcare leader with multiple capabilities

  • Applied Biosystems
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Invitrogen
  • Thermo Scientific
  • Unity Lab Services

While TFS may choose to keep Qiagen as a separate business unit, its product lines align well with the TFS’ Applied Biosystems business unit and may be integrated into the unit to minimize redundancies.

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