June 28, 2018 / 8:17 PM / 18 days ago

Thermo Fisher to buy Roper Technologies unit for $925 mln

June 28 (Reuters) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, the world’s largest maker of scientific instruments, said on Thursday it would buy Roper Technologies Inc’s unit Gatan Inc for about $925 million in cash.

Gatan is a Pleasanton, California-based maker of instrumentation and software used to enhance the performance of electron microscopes.

Thermo Fisher said Gatan is expected to generate about $150 million in revenue in 2018. (Reporting by Arunima Banerjee in Bengaluru)

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