Danaher Corp


  • *NetScout shares up 3 pct; Danaher 1 pct. Danaher shareholders will get NetScout shares worth $2.6 billion, giving them majority stake in the company, while NetScout will have operational control. Danaher's technology will help jump start NetScout's cyber security efforts, NetScout CEO Anil Singhal said, noting that the deal comes after five years of talks with...

  • Oct 13- U.S. healthcare technology group Danaher Corp said it would become majority shareholder in network monitoring company NetScout Systems Inc through a stock deal that involves the merger of Danaher's communications business with NetScout. Under the deal, Danaher shareholders will get NetScout shares worth $2.6 billion that will give them a 59.5...

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  • Oct 13- NetScout Systems Inc said it would buy Danaher Corp's communications business in a stock deal valued at about $2.6 billion, to expand its IT management and cybersecurity businesses. Danaher shareholders will get about 62.5 million NetScout shares, the companies said in a joint statement. NetScout shares closed at $41.91 on Friday on the Nasdaq.

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