MDS to Acquire Molecular Devices, Combine with MDS Sciex for New Unit
 
MDS announced this week it has made an offer to buy Molecular Devices for $615 million.
 
The transaction, subject to regulatory approval, would combine Molecular Devices with MDS Sciex, a manufacturer of mass spectrometers and other instruments and technologies, to form a new business unit with more than 1,100 employees including 250 scientists and engineers, the companies said.
 

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