Danaher to acquire Pall Corp for $13.8 bn

Danaher expects to finance the transaction primarily with available cash and proceeds from the issuance of debt or new credit facilities.

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Mr Thomas P Joyce, Jr., president and CEO, Danaher

Danaher Corp announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Pall Corporation pursuant to which Danaher will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Pall for $127.20 per share in cash, or a total enterprise value of approximately $13.8 billion, including assumed debt and net of acquired cash.

The acquisition has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company, and the Pall board of directors has unanimously recommended that Pall shareholders approve the transaction.

The transaction is expected to be completed around the end of calendar year 2015.

Pall is a leading global provider of filtration, separation and purification solutions that remove contaminants or separate substances from a variety of solids, liquids and gases.

Decades of work by Pall's filtration engineers and scientists have built a highly-respected brand on which customers rely to solve their most difficult purification problems across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

 

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