Thermo Fisher to sell Cole-Palmer to GTCR for $480M in cash Thermo Fisher Scientific has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Cole-Parmer channel business to private equity firm GTCR, LLC for $480M in cash. Thermo Fisher anticipates closing the transaction in Q3, subject to customary closing conditions and applicable regulatory approvals. The company expects an immaterial impact to 2014 adjusted EPS and will update annual guidance in its Q2 earnings release on July 23.
Senate Finance Committee to hold a hearing The Committee holds a hearing entitled, "Building a Competitive U.S. International Tax System" with Vice President of Tax at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Anthony Smith, on March 17 at 10 am. Webcast Link