By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher said after the close of the market on Monday that it plans on offering 17.5 million shares of its common stock in a public offering.

Danaher hasn't yet priced its offering, but the firm's shares closed Monday at $51.33 on the New York Stock Exchange.

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