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And the Bidding War Winner Is ...

By Dave Williamson - Apr 10, 2013 at 6:41PM

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Who's going to win the bidding war over Life Technologies, and will it pay off big for investors?

Shares of Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) jumped in January, when the company announced it was looking for a potential buyer, and it may now be close to a decision, with solid offers having come in both from Blackstone Group (BX) and Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO 0.01%). What will this biotech decide, and how will it affect investors? In this video, Motley Fool health-care analyst David Williamson gives us a breakdown of the offers on the table, and how investors could be affected depending on the outcome.

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