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June 19, 2014
07:48 EDTDHR, PKI, APerkinElmer, Agilent unit seen as potential Danaher targets, Bloomberg says
With Danaher (DHR) having recently lost out to private equity firms on buyout targets it was seeking, analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott speculated that the conglomerate could set its sights on targets such as PerkinElmer (PKI), Agilent's (A) life sciences unit, or an international target like Oxford Instruments of the U.K., said Bloomberg's "Real M&A" column. Citigroup analysts suggest Danaher could also consider a breakup instead of an acquisition, the report noted. Reference Link
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June 30, 2015
07:03 EDTPKIPerkinElmer price target raised to $60 from $53 at Stifel
Stifel says that PerkinElmer's recent multiple expansion appears to be sustainable, and the firm thinks that the company's operating margin can increase to about 20.5% in 2018, up from about 17.6% in 2014. The firm keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
June 26, 2015
16:00 EDTDHROptions Update; June 26, 2015
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12:32 EDTDHRDanaher July options active
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10:04 EDTDHR:High option volume stocks
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June 25, 2015
16:50 EDTDHRDanaher amends, extends split-off exchange offer with NetScout
Danaher (DHR) announced that it has amended and extended by one business day its offer to exchange all outstanding common units of Potomac Holding LLC, a Danaher subsidiary formed to hold Danaher's Communications business, for outstanding shares of Danaher common stock that are validly tendered and not validly withdrawn. The split-off transaction is in connection with the previously announced combination of Danaher's Communications business with NetScout Systems (NTCT). Danaher is amending the offer by: increasing the upper limit on the exchange ratio to 2.4000 Potomac Holding LLC common units per share of Danaher common stock tendered from 2.2522 Potomac Holding LLC common units per share of Danaher common stock tendered; however, the final exchange ratio may be less than the upper limit; extending the Exchange Offer's expiration to 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on July 9, unless extended or terminated, from July 8; and amending the current expected three-day period over which the final exchange ratio will be determined to July 7, 8 and 9, (which previously was expected to be July 6, 7 and 8). The final exchange ratio will be announced by press release by 4:30 p.m., New York City time, on the expiration date. As of June 24, approximately 38,458 shares of Danaher common stock have been tendered.
11:41 EDTDHRNetScout shareholders approve proposal to acquire Danaher business
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June 17, 2015
08:45 EDTDHR, A, PKIBofA/Merrill life sciences analysts hold an analyst/industry conference call
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08:32 EDTAAgilent to participate in a conference call with Janney Capital
Janney Capital hosts a conference call with Agilent Technologies' President & CEO, Michael McMullen, on June 17 at 12 pm.
07:04 EDTPKIAMRI and PerkinElmer to collaborate in drug discovery center
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June 16, 2015
08:04 EDTDHRPall Corp. shareholders to vote on Danaher deal at special meeting
Pall Corporation (PLL) announced that it has set the record date for the special meeting of its shareholders to, among other things, consider and vote on a proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated May 12, by and among Pall, Danaher Corporation (DHR), a Delaware corporation, and Pentagon Merger Sub, Inc., a New York corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher, providing for the merger of Merger Sub with and into Pall, with Pall surviving the Merger as an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher. Shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 25 will be entitled to vote at the special meeting. Under the terms of the merger agreement, each share of common stock issued and outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the Merger will be canceled and automatically converted into the right to receive $127.20 in cash, without interest. The Merger is subject to certain customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approval and approval from its shareholders. The company expects the merger to close by the end of calendar 2015.

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