As Ciphergen Lays Off One-Third in Reorg, ABI, Waters, and Thermo Named Likely Suitors | GenomeWeb

Ciphergen has laid off approximately 45 staffers, or around one-third of its workforce worldwide, as part of a broader restructuring aimed at saving costs, according to several people familiar with the events.

The restructuring, amid significant and ongoing declines in revenue and share price, could make Ciphergen an attractive takeover target, especially by large mass spectrometry tool vendors, according to people familiar with the market and with the developments at the company.

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