Notable mergers, acquisitions in Mass.
Acquired: Caliper Life Sciences Inc.
Price: About $600 million
Date: September, 2011
PerkinElmer Inc. said it has agreed to buy Caliper Life Sciences Inc. for about $600 million in a deal joining two Massachusetts companies that sell imaging and diagnostic products and services to biomedical and environmental science labs worldwide.
Shown: A proteomics product specialist at PerkinElmer engaged in a sample cleanup procedure.