Thermo Completes Sale of Certain Assets to GE
News Mar 24, 2014
The businesses will become part of GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences division.
The combined revenue of the three businesses was $250 million in 2013. Thermo Fisher committed to sell these businesses to address regulatory concerns related to its acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation, which was completed on February 3, 2014.
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