Bruker BioSciences Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire the Bruker BioSpin Group for $914 Million in Cash and Stock

Published: Dec 03, 2007

BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bruker BioSciences Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire the companies of the privately held Bruker BioSpin group for $388 million in cash and for 57.5 million in Bruker BioSciences shares, valued at $526 million at the November 28, 2007 trailing 10 trading day average closing price of $9.14 per BRKR share. The transaction is subject to Bruker BioSciences shareholder approval, customary regulatory approvals and financing, and is expected to close in early 2008.

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