Beckman Coulter (BEC) is looking to sell itself, sources say, and has hired Goldman (GS) to help...

|About: Beckman Coulter, Inc. (BEC)|By:, SA News Editor

Beckman Coulter (BEC) is looking to sell itself, sources say, and has hired Goldman (GS) to help it navigate a deal that could bring in more than $5B. A sale is at least several weeks away and may not happen at all, but speculation is boosting the stock; shares climbed 18% in AH trading yesterday.