May. 21, 2019News & Opinions
US science services company Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to buy GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) drug manufacturing site in Cork, Ireland, for roughly €90 million in cash, boosting its capacity to develop and produce complex ...
Apr. 01, 2019News & Opinions
US science services company Thermo Fisher Scientific has agreed to buy Brammer Bio for around $1.7 billion, the latest in a spate of gene therapy acquisitions this year by major drugmakers including Roche, Biogen and Pfizer.
Oct. 03, 2018Topics
Outsourcing is about the efficiencies of globalization, expense, people, and the challenge of drug discovery. Big Pharma has consolidated and faltered over the past 15 to 20 years. Though drug discovery and chemical synthesis really are ...
Sep. 21, 2018Topics
With its pending $425-million acquisition of Halo Pharmaceuticals, Cambrex joins other contract providers that have used acquisitions in recent years to build end-to-to end service models that provide both active pharmaceutical ingredient ...
Jun. 26, 2015News & Opinions
Johnson Matthey has agreed to divest its Alfa Aesar Research Chemicals business to Thermo Fisher Scientific for £256 million in cash, subject to typical post-closing adjustments.
Apr. 25, 2013News & Opinions
Laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific, which this month agreed to acquire Life Technologies for more than $13 billion, on Wednesday reported a higher-than-expected first-quarter profit, helped by a 10% rise in specialty ...
Apr. 16, 2013News & Opinions
Life Technologies has accepted a $13.6 billion cash buyout proposal from scientific and laboratory instruments company Thermo Fisher Scientific in one of the year's biggest corporate takeovers.
Apr. 10, 2013News & Opinions
Thermo Fisher Scientific made a binding offer for Life Technologies on Tuesday as private equity firms raced to finalize a consortium to take the genetic testing equipment maker private, several people familiar with the matter said.
Feb. 20, 2013News & Opinions
An $11 billion-plus sale of Life Technologies is looking less likely as a gap in price expectations with the company has left potential buyer Thermo Fisher Scientific skeptical about a deal while buyout firms' offers came up short, people ...
Jan. 30, 2013News & Opinions
Thermo Fisher Scientific is considering making an offer for Life Technologies, the biomedical laboratory equipment maker that is exploring a potential sale, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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