NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker said today that a member of the Laukien family sold two million of the company's shares in a block trade, and that CEO Frank Laukien bought 100,000 shares from the same family member in a private transaction.

The life science and environmental research tools maker, which now has a public float of 50.9 million shares, said that the unidentified Laukien family member is not involved in the company's business. The aggregate number of shares sold yesterday amounts to 12.6 percent of the selling shareholder's ownership.

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