Mergers and Acquisitions: Danaher Buys IRIS, Waste Connections Purchases R360

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) is buying IRIS International, Inc. (NASDAQ:IRIS) at $19.50 per share in a purchase comprised of cash and debt. The latter makes medical diagnostics equipment.

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Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) will acquire the business and operating subsidiaries of R360 Environmental Solutions for an amount close to $1.3 billion. R360 supplies non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services at such active oil- and gas-producing locations as the Eagle Ford, Permian, and Bakken basins.

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