Merck KgaA - Sigma Aldrich Creates Giant in Biotech Lab Supply

Merck KgaA - Sigma Aldrich Creates Giant in Biotech Lab Supply

This week, Merck KgaA announced it would buy Sigma-Aldrich for 17 billion dollars. The move creates a life science supplies giant that will contest Thermo Fisher in the life sciences research tools and reagents market. It no doubt reflects a response to the Thermo Flsher -Life Technology acquisition; In the cell culture market , that Kalorama has extensively covered over the years, Merck KgaA-Sigma creates a very close no. 2 player to Thermo-Fisher and possibly a new leader. On a secondary level...