Life Technologies (LIFE +3.8%) gets a boost from takeover speculation after a report circulates...

|By:, SA News Editor

Life Technologies (LIFE +3.8%) gets a boost from takeover speculation after a report circulates claiming that Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO +0.5%) is considering an offer for the company. Numerous private equity firms including KKR (KKR +0.4%), Blackstone Group (BX -1.2%), Bain Capital and TPG Capital also appear to have expressed an interest as well.