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8 Big Acquirers of 2011

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6. Danaher Corp. (DHR - Get Report) is a science and technology company.

In August, Danaher completed the acquisition of Beckman Coulter, which makes products used in biomedical testing.

The deal was a cash tender offer for all of Beckman Coulter's outstanding shares of common stock at a purchase price of $83.50 per share for a total consideration of $6.9 billion, including debt assumed and net of cash acquired.

Of the 24 analysts covering Danaher, 75% rate it a buy. On average, analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain 17.4% to $55.95 in the coming 12 months.

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