By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into two agreements establishing credit facilities for up to $2 billion, the firm disclosed after the close of the market on Friday.

The agreements, both reached April 11, replace earlier similar agreements, Thermo Fisher said.

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