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Danaher Completes Sale Of Certain Businesses To Sartorius AG To Satisfy Regulatory Requirement For Cytiva Acquisition

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) ("Danaher") announced today it completed the sale of its label-free biomolecular characterization, chromatography hardware and resins, microcarriers and particle validation standards, single use tangential flow filtration systems, and stainless steel hollow fiber tangential flow filtration systems businesses to Sartorius AG for approximately $825 million. The combined revenue of the businesses, which were part of Danaher's Life Sciences segment, was approximately $170 million in 2019.

Danaher sold these businesses in order to obtain regulatory approval for its acquisition of the GE Biopharma business, now called Cytiva. The closing of the Sartorius AG agreement was conditioned upon Danaher closing its acquisition of Cytiva, which was completed on March 31, 2020.

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For further information: Matthew E. Gugino, Vice President, Investor Relations, Danaher Corporation, Telephone: (202) 828-0850, Fax: (202) 828-0860