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Danaher Corporation Announces Completion of the Acquisition of Viridor Instrumentation

Danaher Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Viridor Instrumentation Limited ("Viridor") for approximately $135 million.

Viridor, with revenues of approximately $75 million, designs and manufactures analytical instruments for clean water, wastewater, ultrapure water and other fluids and materials. Viridor is based in the United Kingdom with operations in eight countries including the U.S. and Switzerland. First year EPS accretion is expected to be minimal.

"We are very pleased to complete the Viridor acquisition, and look forward to broadening our existing product offering and sales channels, in addition to strengthening our existing business," remarked H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., Danaher's President and Chief Executive Officer. "We expect that the combination of Viridor and our water quality group will drive increased customer satisfaction through a complete solutions approach, as well as drive productivity gains through leveraging our existing infrastructure."

Danaher Corporation is a leading manufacturer of Process/Environmental Controls and Tools and Components. (

Statements in this release that are not strictly historical may be "forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties. These include economic and currency conditions, market demand, pricing, and competitive and technological factors, among others, as set forth in the company's SEC filings.


SOURCE: Danaher Corporation

Contact: Patrick Allender, Chief Financial Officer of Danaher,