Germany: Thermo Fisher to buy Qiagen

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world’s largest maker of scientific instruments, is to acquire Qiagen in a deal that values the German genetic testing company at US$11.5bn. The deal includes the assumption of US$1.4bn debt. “This acquisition provides us with the opportunity to leverage our industry-leading capabilities and R&D expertise to accelerate innovation and address emerging…

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