Inverness Counters Beckman Bid for Biosite
Beckman Coulter has a rival suitor for Biosite’s attention.
This week, Biosite said it has received an unsolicited bid of $90 per share from Inverness Medical Innovations for the company, a $5 per share improvement over Beckman’s offer of $85 per share made on March 25.
Inverness holds 4.9 percent of Biosite shares and would purchase all remaining outstanding shares of Biosite’s stock.

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