Fisher, Still Looking for Acquisitions, Expects to Expand Reagent Platform | GenomeWeb

Fisher Scientific customers and collaborators can expect the firm to continue to make acquisitions to bolster its life sciences portfolio — particularly its reagent play — as it aims to capitalize on a strong cash position.

Over the past two years, Fisher has entered the RNAi and cell-screening markets through its purchases of Dharmacon and Cellomics, respectively (see BioCommerce Week 8/11/2005).

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