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PerkinElmer's $400 Mil. NEN Buy Highlights Build In Genomics M&A Activity

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Acquisition of NEN Life Sciences from the private equity investment firm Genstar Capital LLC for approximately $400 mil. will expand PerkinElmer's life sciences business and broaden the company's functional genomics and high-throughput screening offerings.

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