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Davis Polk Advises Agilent Technologies on Its Acquisition of Advanced Analytical Technologies

Davis Polk is advising Agilent Technologies, Inc. on its acquisition of privately held Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc. in a $250 million cash transaction. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.

Agilent Technologies is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Advanced Analytical Technologies is a provider of capillary electrophoresis-based solutions for fully automated analysis of a range of molecules.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner Stephen Salmon and associates Emily Roberts and Katherine Schloss Ackerman. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associate Joshua J. Micelotta are providing tax advice. Partner Veronica M. Wissel and associate Rina Fujii are providing executive compensation advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California and New York offices.