MedTech Dive April 18, 2024
Susan Kelly

Bruker made an offer roughly two months after Nanostring filed for bankruptcy protection and said it may restructure.

Dive Brief:

  • Scientific instruments maker Bruker will pay about $392.6 million in cash to acquire most of the assets of Nanostring, a provider of research tools for spatial biology and gene expression, Nanostring said Wednesday.
  • The sale will conclude Nanostring’s bankruptcy proceeding and restructuring process, the Seattle-based company said. When it filed for Chapter 11 protection in February, Nanostring disclosed it had received multiple early indications of interest from possible acquirers.
  • Bruker’s acquisition, which includes the assumption of certain liabilities, will allow Nanostring’s business operations and product development initiatives to continue for customers and substantially all of the company’s employees,...

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