M/20/037 – Thermo Fisher/Bio-Sciences

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. of Bio-Sciences Limited has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Friday December 11, 2020
Parties Involved Business activities
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a US company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, is a worldwide
supplier of laboratory equipment, analytical instruments, diagnostics and related products and
services. Thermo Fisher, through its affiliates, operates in approximately 50 countries located
in Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, South America and Africa.

Bio-Sciences Limited

Bio-Sciences Limited is a third-party distributor of laboratory supplies and equipment, primarily to the
biotechnology sector. Bio-Sciences is based in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Economic sector Media merger
Other Retail/Wholesale No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Lucy Roche

E-mail: lucyroche@ccpc.ie
Phone: 087 3745833

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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