Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American biotechnological multinational with HQ in Waltham (Massachusetts). The company has 65000 employees and a turn-over of 18.3 billion $ (2016). The company sells analytical instruments for laboratories, reagents, software and services for research and manufacturing.
Patheon is a pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and development service provider with manufacturing facilities spread over the whole world (Canada, US, Puerto Rico, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Japan, and Australia). HQ is in Amsterdam (The Netherlands; 9000 employees; turn-over 1.8 billion $). 48.7 % is owned by DSM (The Netherlands). The company has 400 pharma-clients.
Thermo Fisher acquires Patheon for 7.2 billion $ (2 billion $ paid in equity). Many of the customers of Patheon are potential customers for Thermo Fisher.
Source: genomeweb.com August 29th 2017
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