Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is seeking a buyer for Cole-Parmer Instrument Co., the lab- equipment manufacturer that it acquired in 2001, people with knowledge of the matter said.
A Life Technologies Corp. shareholder sued to block the $13.6 billion acquisition of the biotechnology equipment maker by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., saying the offer is unfair to investors.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. , the world’s largest maker of laboratory instruments, agreed to acquire Dionex Corp. for about $2.1 billion to expand in the water-analysis business in China.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world’s second-largest maker of health-care equipment, agreed to acquire closely held One Lambda Inc. for about $925 million to expand in specialty diagnostics.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. was accused by the buyers of its laboratory furniture factory in Reynosa, Mexico, of failing to disclose that the plant was “under siege” by the Gulf Cartel.