By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fitch Ratings today affirmed its 'BBB' issuer default rating with a stable outlook on Life Technologies.

The New York-based ratings firm said that the rating is supported by a general declining trend in Life Tech's debt leverage over the past three years. It noted that the reduction in leverage is due to a combination of stable operating performance and use of cash for debt reduction.

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