FEI to Be Acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific for $4.2 Billion

On May 27, 2016, Thermo Fisher Scientific, a world leader in serving science, and FEI Company, a leader in high-performance electron microscopy, announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which Thermo Fisher will acquire FEI for $107.50 per share in cash, or a total of approximately $4.2 billion. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is representing FEI in the transaction.

The transaction is expected to be completed by early 2017 and is subject to the approval of FEI shareholders and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including applicable regulatory approvals.

The WSGR team representing FEI in the transaction includes:

Corporate/M&A:
Larry Sonsini
Tony Jeffries
Mike Ringler
John Olson
Michelle Fernandes
Jennifer Sayles

Antitrust:
Scott Sher
Roisin Comerford
Ben Labow

Technology Transactions:
TJ Graham
Caitlin Courtney

Tax:
Ivan Humphreys
Myra Sutanto Shen

Employee Benefits and Compensation:
John Aguirre
Brandon Gantus
Michael Montfort
Mark Cornillez-Ty

Employment Law:
Marina Tsatalis
Matt Gorman

Real Estate:
Susan Reinstra
Kimberly McMorrow
Sean Wilkinson

Regulatory:
Larry Perrone

For more information, please see the companies' joint press release.