Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (Thermo Fisher) is engaged in serving science. The Company operates in three segments: Analytical Technologies, Specialty Diagnostics and Laboratory Products and Services. The Company serves its customers through three brands: Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services. Thermo Scientific is its technology brand, offering customers a range of high-end analytical instruments, as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable laboratory workflow solutions. In March 2014, General Electric Co announced that its GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company has acquired cell culture (sera and media), gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. In August 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the sale its Cole-Parmer customer channel business to private equity firm GTCR LLC.