A.P. Moller Holding rejects future life science investments despite record-breaking purchase

In spite of the fact that A.P. Moller Holding announced its biggest acquisition ever on Friday, purchasing laboratory diagnostics firm Unilabs, the rest of the industry should not hold its breath over a similar investment. "We are not currently working on life science investments," says A.P. Moller Holding's CIO.

Jan T. Nielsen, CIO at A.P. Moller Holding | Photo: A.P. Møller Holding / PR

On Friday, A.P. Moller Holding revealed plans pertaining to the acquisition of laboratory diagnostics firm Unilabs. However, the arrival of the major investment firm does not herald change for the life science industry.

According to Chief Investment Officer at A.P. Moller Holding Jan T. Nielsen, Unilabs's infrastructure – not the life science industry itself – was what drew the firm's attention.

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