Life Technologies Corp.

Life Technologies Corp.

Life Technologies Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1983

Headquarters

5791 VAn Allen Way, CARLSBAD, CA, 92008, USA

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

5,001 - 10K

Industries

Biotechnology
Hospitals & Patient Services
Medical Support Services
Medical Products & Equipment
IT Consulting & Services
Computer Software

Company Description

Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) is a global biotechnology company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific and medical advancements that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance the fields of discovery and translational research, molecular medicine, stem cell-based therapies, food safety and animal health, and 21st century forensics. The company manufactures both molecular diagnostic and research use only products. Life Technologies' industry-leading brands are found in nearly every life sciences lab in the world and include innovative instrument systems under the Applied Biosystems and Ion Torrent names, as well as, the broadest range of reagents with its Invitrogen, GIBCO, Ambion, Molecular Probes products. Life Technologies had sales of $3.7 billion in 2011, employs approximately 10,400 people, has a presence in approximately 160 countries, and possesses one of the largest intellectual property estates in the life sciences industry, with approximately 4,000 patents and exclusive licenses. For more information on how we are making a difference, please visit our website: www.lifetechnologies.com

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Head of Global Operations

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Owners & Shareholders
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Hemenway & Barnes (HB) manages family trust assets with the goal of preserving the value of assets, both in absolute dollars, and in purchasing power. The firm employs a long-term investment horizon and is committed to investments in common stocks. They focus on companies with growing earnings, global presence and strong balance sheets. HB diversifies investments across asset classes and industry and economic sectors that offer the potential for substantial growth in earnings and value over the longer term. The firm also considers investments in real estate, venture capital opportunities and other alternative investments, as appropriate. In general, HB tends to invest globally in the stocks of large-cap companies in the healthcare technology, producer manufacturing, energy minerals, consumer non-durables and electronic technology sectors. The firm maintains a medium turnover rate.

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Hemenway & Barnes (HB) manages family trust assets with the goal of preserving the value of assets, both in absolute dollars, and in purchasing power. The firm employs a long-term investment horizon and is committed to investments in common stocks. They focus on companies with growing earnings, global presence and strong balance sheets. HB diversifies investments across asset classes and industry and economic sectors that offer the potential for substantial growth in earnings and value over the longer term. The firm also considers investments in real estate, venture capital opportunities and other alternative investments, as appropriate. In general, HB tends to invest globally in the stocks of large-cap companies in the healthcare technology, producer manufacturing, energy minerals, consumer non-durables and electronic technology sectors. The firm maintains a medium turnover rate.

Recent Transactions
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Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. purchases Life Technologies Corp.

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Life Technologies Corp. purchases Life Science Korea

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Life Technologies Corp. purchases KDR Biotech Co. Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
Investment Advisor

Advised onLife Technologies Corp. purchases Ion Torrent Systems, Inc. from Bay City Capital LLC

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Advised onLife Technologies Corp. purchases Ion Torrent Systems, Inc. from Bay City Capital LLC

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Advised onDanaher Corporation purchases Life Technologies Corp. /Mass Spectrometry Business from Life Technologies Corp.

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Advised onDanaher Corporation purchases Life Technologies Corp. /Mass Spectrometry Business from Life Technologies Corp.

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Advised onLife Technologies Corp. purchases Ion Torrent Systems, Inc. from Bay City Capital LLC

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Advised onDanaher Corporation purchases Life Technologies Corp. /Mass Spectrometry Business from Life Technologies Corp.

Advisors & Consultants
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Global Co-Chief Executive Officer at DLA Piper

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Co-Chair, Global Intellectual Property Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Chair, New York Finance Practice Group at DLA Piper

Clients

MRIGlobal operates research and development organizations. The firm's programs include environmental research, health, pharmaceutical product development, agriculture & food safety, and national security, defense & energy. The company was founded in 1944 and headquartered in Kansas City, MO.

American Type Culture Collection operates as a global biological materials resource and standards organization offering a collection of products and services. Its services include production and characterization, testing, biorepository, and deposit. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Manassas, VA.

Monell Chemical Senses Center undertakes research on chemical senses. The firm draws focus from scientists to academia, industry and government to collectively on the chemical senses. The company was founded by Morley R. Kare in 1967 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Key Stats and Financials As of
Market Capitalization
$13.1B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Political Donations
$1,000
2013
$3,100
2013
$2,600
2013
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Super Green Biofuels, Inc. develops and markets sustainable plant oils, proteins, and biomass products as sources for industrial materials, energy, and food. Its proprietary plant genomics, breeding and agronomy platform aims to improve and domesticate existing and emerging crops. Its services include molecular breeding, hybrid seed production, HTP genotyping, and gene discovery. The company was founded by Georges J. Daou in 2007 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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Q Therapeutic Products, Inc. develops novel products to treat debilitating and fatal diseases. The company was founded by Dennis B. Farrar and Mahendra S. Rao in 2004 and is headquartered in Salt Lake, UT.

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Eurofins Genomics Blue Heron LLC engages in the development of accurate gene synthesis platform for the production of genes and gene variants for use in expression analysis. Its services include GeneMaker technology, vector synthesis & custom cloning, plasmid preparation, and variant library. The company was founded by John Mulligan in 1999 and is headquartered in Bothell, WA.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Synthetic Genomics, Inc.

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