WilmerHale Reps PerkinElmer In $600M Caliper Buy

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Health and environmental technology giant PerkinElmer Inc. on Thursday announced its plans to buy life sciences company Caliper Life Sciences Inc. for about $600 million.

Waltham, Mass.-based PerkinElmer which sells medical and environmental testing equipment and other scientific instruments said the deal to snatch up Caliper would greatly expand its reach, especially in the field of molecular imaging products.

"The acquisition of Caliper Life Sciences brings innovative molecular imaging and detection technologies to our portfolio, complementing our world-leading offerings in life science, diagnostics, environmental and food...
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