Agilent to Buy Denmark's Dako for $2.2 Billion

May 2012
MondayMorning;5/21/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p1
The article informs that Santa Clara, California-based maker of scientific-testing equipment Agilent Technologies Inc. will buy maker of cancer-diagnostics tools Dako Denmark A/S from the Swedish private-equity firm EQT Partners AB for 2.2 billion dollar in cash to expand its life-science business. According to Bill Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Agilent, the aim of the firm to acquire Dako was to strengthen its presence in life science and about revenue growth.


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