MERGERS: CONDITIONAL CLEARANCE – PHASE I

Phase I : The European Commission grants conditional clearance to a merger in the US life science sector (Thermo Fischer Scientific / Life Technologies)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Life Technologies Corp, a California-based US company specialised in the supply of laboratory instruments and consumables, by its competitor, also US-based but based in Massachusetts, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. which is active in the manufacture and supply of analytical instruments and laboratory consumables (e.g. reagents) but also in almost all fields of experimental sciences, including life sciences, chemistry and physics. It is also very active in the multi-brand distribution of scientific products under the name Fisher Scientific. For once, and although the turnover thresholds were

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Dominique Berlin, Phase I : The European Commission grants conditional clearance to a merger in the US life science sector (Thermo Fischer Scientific / Life Technologies) , 26 November 2013, Concurrences N° 3-2014, Art. N° 68334, pp. 130-133

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