WilmerHale Reps Thermo Fisher In $940M Unit Sales

Law360, New York (February 24, 2011, 3:15 PM EST) -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on Thursday announced agreements to sell two businesses to Quest Diagnostics Inc. and Eurofins Scientific SE for a total of $940 million in cash, inching closer to finalizing its $2.1 billion purchase of Dionex Corp.

The Waltham, Mass.-based science industry giant is selling Athena Diagnostics Inc., a neurological diagnostic testing business, to Quest Diagnostics for $740 million, and selling Lancaster Laboratories Inc., a lab testing concern, to Eurofins Scientific for $200 million.

"These are contract laboratory services, which are outside of our...
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