Danaher Corporation Strengthens Diagnostics Offerings with $4B Acquisition of Cepheid

Danaher Corporation has announced the acquisition of medical diagnostics company Cepheid, strengthening their presence in the Molecular Diagnostics market. Danaher will pay $53 per share in cash, a premium of

2016 US Venture Capital Investment into Life Sciences Companies: An Analysis by Evolution Bioscience

In order to elucidate the focus of Venture Capital funding in the Biotechnology sector this year, Evolution Analysts have assessed the deals carried out by the Top 25 US Venture

M&A Analysis: Bio-Techne enters Genomics market with $250M acquisition of Advanced Cell Diagnostics

Bio-Techne Corporation have agreed to acquire California-based molecular pathology company Advanced Cell Diagnostics for $250 million in cash plus additional potential milestone payments of up to $75M. The acquisition marks

Thermo Fisher to Acquire FEI Company for $4.2B

Thermo Fisher Scientific have further cemented their reputation as a serial acquirer with the purchase of FEI Company for approximately $4.2B in cash. Oregon-based FEI Company are world leaders in

Evolution M&A Analysis: Evaluating Potential Acquisition Targets for Thermo Fisher Scientific

A recent mixed securities shelf registration filing by Thermo Fisher Scientific has prompted speculation from industry insiders and investors, with prominent advisors predicting further acquisitions for the company throughout 2016

To CRISPR or not to CRISPR: The Ongoing Ethical Debate Surrounding Embryonic Gene Editing

The UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has given the go-ahead for a select group of Francis Crick Institute researchers to edit the genomes of human embryos. The group,

Evolution Analysis: ACD Bio & Leica Biosystems Expand RNAscope Diagnostics Partnership

Advanced Cell Diagnostics and Leica Biosystems have announced a comprehensive partnership to develop and commercialise tissue-based diagnostic tests based on ACD’s RNAscope in situ hybridisation (ISH) assays and Leica’s clinical