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PerkinElmer to acquire Caliper Life Sciences in $600M deal

Waltham,MA – Analytical instruments and consumables manufacturer PerkinElmer says it has signed an agreement to acquire Caliper Life Sciences, a provider of imaging and detection products for life sciences research, diagnostics and environmental markets, for a total net purchase price of approximately $600 million.

“We are delighted to become part of PerkinElmer,” says Kevin Hrusovsky, Caliper Life Sciences’ chief executive officer. “For 10 years, Caliper has partnered with strategic customers to develop a compelling suite of discovery technologies for broad life science applications.”

The acquisition is expected to close in the 4th quarter of this year.