Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. acquires Prionics AG
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced on March 17, 2014 that is has acquired Prionics AG, one of the world's leading providers of farm animal diagnostic solutions and a recognized center of expertise in BSE and prion diseases. Prionics was founded in 1997 as a spin-off from Zurich University.
Lenz & Staehelin advised Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in this transaction. The Lenz & Staehelin team was led by Stephan Erni (Partner, Corporate / M&A) and included Eric Olivier Meier and Nadya Steiner (both Corporate / M&A), Michael Cabalzar (Antitrust), Ruedi Ackermann (Real Estate), Andreas Lienhard (Employment) and Laura Egli (IP).