Thermo Fisher ups Qiagen bid

Thermo Fisher ups Qiagen bid

Scientific instrument manufacturer Thermo Fisher Scientific (US:TMO) has increased its takeover offer for Qiagen (US:QGEN) by almost €1bn (£0.9bn). The new deal will see Thermo Fisher pay €43 for each Qiagen share – up from its initial bid of €39 – valuing the diagnostics maker at €9.8bn.

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