Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
Registration No. 333-187080
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
December 4, 2013
5.30% Senior Notes due 2044
|Issuer:||Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.|
|Maturity Date:||February 1, 2044|
|Coupon (Interest Rate):||5.300%|
|Yield to Maturity:||5.304%|
|Benchmark Treasury:||3.625% due August 2043|
|Spread to Benchmark Treasury:||T + 140 bps|
|Benchmark Treasury Price and Yield:||95-03+/3.904%|
|Interest Payment Dates:||February 1 and August 1, commencing on August 1, 2014|
|Redemption Provision:||Prior to August 1, 2043, we may redeem at our option the notes, in whole at any time or in part from time to time, at a redemption price equal to the greater of (1) 100% of the principal amount of the notes to be redeemed and (2) the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest in respect of the notes being redeemed (not including any portion of the payments of interest accrued but unpaid as of the date of redemption) discounted on a semi-annual basis (assuming a 360-day year of twelve 30-day months), at the Treasury Rate plus 25 basis points, plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to, but excluding, the date of redemption. In addition, on or after August 1, 2043, we may redeem at our option the notes, in whole at any time or in part from time to time, at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the notes to be redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to, but excluding, the date of redemption.|
|Special Mandatory Redemption:||In the event that we do not consummate the Life Technologies Acquisition on or prior to July 14, 2014 or the Merger Agreement is terminated at any time prior to such date, we will be required to redeem all of the notes on a special mandatory redemption date at a redemption price equal to 101% of the aggregate principal amount of the notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to, but excluding, the date of redemption.|
|Settlement Date:||December 11, 2013 (T+5)|
|Current Ratings*:|| |
Moodys: Baa3 (stable)
S&P: BBB (watch negative)
Fitch: BBB (negative)
|Joint Book-Running Managers:|| |
Barclays Capital Inc.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
RBS Securities Inc.
BNP Paribas Securities Corp.
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc.
U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
Banca IMI S.p.A.
BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
ING Financial Markets LLC
KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.
Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.
SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.
|*||A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time. Credit ratings are subject to change depending on financial and other factors. On December 4, 2013, S&P announced that it would resolve its negative Creditwatch listing following its review of the impact of the final financing structure for Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.s pending acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation on Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.s financial risk profile.|
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the issuer and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the active joint book-running managers can arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling Barclays Capital Inc. at 1-888-603-5847; or by calling J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 1-212-834-4533; or by calling RBS Securities Inc. at 1-866-884-2071.