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The firm said total revenues fell to $424.0 million from $461.4 million in the first quarter of 2019, below analysts' consensus estimate of $444.4 million.

The firm delayed reporting final results due to questions of accounting irregularities but found no misconduct and made no changes to its preliminary results.

The deal took effect immediately and shipments have to Spain, France, Germany, and the UK have begun.

Bruker has postponed reporting of its final Q4 and full-year 2019 results, but reported preliminary Q4 revenues of $599.9 million and full-year revenues of $2.07 billion.

Highlights included mass spec-focused developments like data-independent acquisition and ion mobility along with platforms including Thermo Fisher's Q Exactive.

A survey asking researchers for their thoughts on the key developments in the field turned up applications ranging from clinical to structural.

With new instruments and workflows able to quantify thousands of proteins in as little as five minutes, 2019 was the year proteomics cracked its throughput problem.

The firm completed financing actions raising around $1.2 billion in funds that it plans to use to provide financial flexibility and fund corporate objectives.

The researchers suggested that the system's combination of speed and high coverage could enable new applications within the imaging mass spec space.

Revenues rose to $521.1 million from $466.6 million in Q3 2018, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate of $496.7 million.

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