By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Fisher Scientific today announced it has extended its $2.1 billion offer to purchase Dionex.

Its offer to acquire all outstanding shares of the chromatography firm at $118.50 per share is now set to expire at midnight EDT Feb. 17. All other terms of the deal remain, the company said, adding the acquisition is anticipated to be completed later this quarter.

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