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Updated: Life Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
Date:2/29/2012

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced a revision to the Company's earnings release dated February 7, 2012.  Subsequent to the release but before the Company issued its financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, a court entered judgment against the Company on a case in litigation.  The case, depending on the final outcome, could require the Company to pay additional damages of up to three times the judgment plus plaintiff's attorney's fees. The Company does not expect this verdict to have a material impact on its business going forward.  Although the Company is considering all its options in view of the judgment, including filing various post-trial motions and an appeal, the Company has recorded a charge of approximately $56 million related to the lawsuit and unpaid royalties in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. As a result, the Company's previously reported fourth quarter and full year 2011 GAAP diluted earnings per share will decrease $0.18 per share from $0.69 and $2.23 per share to $0.51 and $2.05 per share, respectively.  Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share will decrease $0.01 per share from $1.06 to $1.05 for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 and $0.02 per share from $3.73 to $3.71 for the year ended December 31, 2011.  The Company has provided revised financial statements and a reconciliation of the Consolidated Statements of Operations provided on February 7, 2012 to the revised Consolidated Statements of Operations.  

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The full updated press release follows:Life Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results

  • Fourth quarter revenue increased 4 percent to $970 million; GAAP earnings per share (EPS) increased to $0.51, or $1.05 on a non-GAAP basis, an increase of 17 percent
  • 2011 revenue increased 4 percent to $3.7 billion; GAAP EPS increased to $2.05, or $3.71 on a non-GAAP basis, an increase of 5 percent
  • 2011 free cash flow totaled $710 million
  • 2012 outlook of non-GAAP organic revenue growth of 2 to 4 percent over 2011; Non-GAAP EPS guidance range of $3.90 to $4.05

  • CARLSBAD, CA, February 7, 2012 – Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced results for the quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011 and provided financial guidance for 2012.

    "I am pleased with our performance in the fourth quarter and throughout 2011, even as we faced a number of challenges, including macroeconomic headwinds and constrained spending by some of our customers," said Gregory T. Lucier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Life Technologies. "Overcoming these obstacles, we delivered top line growth, reduced our operating costs to meet the slower growth environment and expanded our operating margins an impressive 100 basis points, all of which we leveraged to deliver bottom line growth for the twelfth consecutive year. We finished the year with strong free cash flow of $710 million."

    "Looking ahead to 2012, we expect growth in our game-changing Ion Torrent franchise, expansion in end markets and geographies and continued operational efficiencies to drive organic revenue growth of 2 to 4 percent over 2011 results and adjusted non-GAAP EPS in a range of $3.90 to $4.05."

    Life Technologies reported results compared to quarter and year ended December 31, 2010.

    Analysis of Fourth Quarter 2011 and Fiscal Year 2011 Results

  • Fourth quarter non-GAAP 2011 revenue increased 4 percent or 3 percent excluding the impact from currency, with particularly strong growth in sales of Ion Torrent and Forensics. Full year non-GAAP 2011 revenue increased 4 percent, or 3 percent excluding the impact from currency, driven by increased sales of Ion Torrent, BioProduction and Forensics.  The increase in both periods was partially offset by a decrease in sales of SOLiD products.
  • Non-GAAP gross margin in the fourth quarter decreased 20 basis points to 64.4 percent, driven primarily by product mix and the termination of a supply agreement, partially offset by realized price and manufacturing productivity.  Full year non-GAAP gross margin was 65.2 percent, a decrease of 160 basis points, due to currency hedging losses, upgrades to our SOLiD 5500 and Ion Torrent sales, which were partially offset by realized price and manufacturing productivity.
  • Non-GAAP operating margin increased 430 basis points to 30.6 percent in the fourth quarter, representing an all time high for the Company.  Full year operating margin increased 30 basis points to 29.0 percent and, excluding currency, expanded 100 basis points. The increase in both periods resulted from a reduction in operating expenses including cost savings initiatives, a portion of which was offset by expenses related to developing Ion Torrent.
  • The non-GAAP tax rate was 26.7 percent for the fourth quarter and 27.3 percent for the full year.
  • Fourth quarter non-GAAP EPS increased 17 percent to $1.05. Full year non-GAAP EPS increased 5 percent to $3.71.
  • Diluted weighted shares outstanding were 184.5 million in the fourth quarter.
  • Cash flow from operating activities for the fourth quarter was $316 million.  Fourth quarter capital expenditures were $34 million and resulting free cash flow was $282 million. The company ended the quarter with $882 million in cash and short-term investments.

  • Business Highlights:

  • Genetic Systems division non-GAAP revenue increased 13 percent to $278 million in the fourth quarter, or 11 percent excluding the impact from currency.  Growth in the current year quarter was driven by increased sales of Ion Torrent and double digit growth in Forensics, which was partially offset by reduced sales of SOLiD products.  Full year non-GAAP revenue increased 8 percent to $1 billion, or 7 percent excluding the impact from currency.  Growth for the full year period was driven by increased sales of Ion Torrent franchise, growth in Forensics and Capillary Electrophoresis, all of which was partially offset by lower growth in SOLiD products.
  • Molecular Biology Systems division non-GAAP revenue decreased 1 percent to $441 million in the fourth quarter, or 2 percent excluding the impact of currency.  The decline in the current year quarter resulted from a decline in qPCR royalties and continued lower spending by academic customers.  Full year non-GAAP revenue was $1.7 billion, flat compared to the prior year period, and decreased 2 percent excluding the impact of currency. The decrease for the full year was the result of lower qPCR royalties, slower funding which drove lower PCR sales and a disruption in China sales as the company transitioned certain dealer networks to direct sales during the second quarter of 2011.
  • Cell Systems division non-GAAP revenue increased 3 percent to $244 million in the fourth quarter, or 1 percent excluding the impact of currency, compared to a strong fourth quarter of 2010. Growth in the fourth quarter was driven by increased sales of cell culture products and by increased sales in BioProduction. Full year non-GAAP revenue increased 7 percent to $969 million, or 6 percent excluding the impact of currency.  Full year growth was driven by increased BioProduction sales and sales across our cell consumables businesses.
  • Regional organic growth rates for the quarter were as follows: the Americas was flat, Europe grew 4 percent, Asia Pacific grew 10 percent and Japan grew 4 percent.  Full year growth rates were as follows: the Americas was 2%, Europe grew 3 percent, Asia Pacific 9 percent, and Japan declined 3 percent.  
  • Revenue from orders transacted through Life Technologies' eCommerce channels grew approximately 8 percent during the quarter and approximately 12 percent for the full year. Over 50 percent of all transactions globally are processed using eCommerce platforms.

  • Changes in ReportingThe company plans to modify its reporting to better align with changes it has made in its internal organization. These changes have no impact on results of operations, financial condition or cash flows of the Company as a whole.

    The company currently reports revenues for three divisions: Molecular Biology Systems, Genetic Systems and Cell Systems. Starting in the first quarter of 2012, the company will report revenues for the following three business groups: Research Consumables, Genetic Analysis and Applied Sciences. These changes will be finalized during and effective for the first quarter of 2012 and the company will provide revised financial data reflecting these changes prior to reporting its first quarter results in April 2012.

    Fiscal Year 2012 OutlookSubject to the risk factors detailed in the Safe Harbor Statement section of this release, the company provided its expectations for fiscal year 2012 financial performance. The company expects organic revenue growth of 2 to 4 percent over 2011 revenues of $3.7 billion and non-GAAP earnings per share to be in a range of $3.90 to $4.05. The guidance includes a revenue headwind of approximately $26 million, or 0.7 percent, and a benefit to non-GAAP EPS of approximately $0.02 from currency. The currency impact consists of a negative effect from changes in currency exchange rates based on December 2011 month end rates, partially offset by a benefit from not having the hedge losses that occurred in 2011. The company will provide further detail on its business outlook during the webcast today.

    Webcast Details The company will discuss its financial and business results as well as its business outlook on its webcast at 4:30 PM ET today.  This webcast will contain forward-looking information.  The webcast will include a discussion of "non-GAAP financial measures" as that term is defined in Regulation G.  For actual results, the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures and information reconciling these non-GAAP financial measures to the company's financial results determined in accordance with GAAP, as well as other material financial and statistical information to be discussed on the webcast will be posted at the company's Investor Relations Web site at https://ir.lifetechnologies.com. The webcast can be accessed through the investor relations page of the Life Technologies' website at https://ir.lifetechnologies.com/events.cfm. A replay of the webcast will be available on the company's website through Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

    About Life TechnologiesLife Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) is a global biotechnology company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific and medical advancements that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance the fields of discovery and translational research, molecular medicine, stem cell-based therapies, food safety and animal health, and 21st century forensics. The company manufactures both molecular diagnostic and research use only products. Life Technologies' industry-leading brands are found in nearly every life sciences lab in the world and include innovative instrument systems under the Applied Biosystems and Ion Torrent names, as well as, the broadest range of reagents with its Invitrogen, GIBCO, Ambion, Molecular Probes and TaqMan® products.  Life Technologies had sales of $3.7 billion in 2011, employs approximately 10,400 people, has a presence in approximately 160 countries, and possesses one of the largest intellectual property estates in the life sciences industry, with approximately 4,000 patents and exclusive licenses. For more information on how we are making a difference, please visit our website: www.lifetechnologies.com.

    Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and Life Technologies intend that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor created thereby.  Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "will," or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements about the expected future business and financial performance of  the company. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to financial projections, including revenue and pro forma EPS projections; success of acquired businesses, including cost and revenue synergies; development and increased flow of new products; leveraging technology and personnel; advanced opportunities and efficiencies; opportunities for growth; expectations of prospective new standards, new delivery platforms, and new selling specialization and effectiveness; and corporate strategy and performance.  A number of the matters discussed in this press release and presentation that are not historical or current facts deal with potential future circumstances and developments, including future research and development plans. The discussion of such matters is qualified by the inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding future expectations generally and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to:  volatility of the financial markets; and the risks that are described from time to time in Life Technologies' reports filed with the SEC.  This press release and presentation speaks only as of its date, and the company disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

    Non-GAAP Measurements

    This press release includes certain financial information which constitutes "non-GAAP financial measures" as defined by the SEC.  The GAAP measures which are most directly comparable to these measures, as well as a reconciliation of these measures with the most directly comparable GAAP measures, can be found at on the Investor Relations portion of the company's website at www.lifetechnologies.com.

    Investor and Financial Contact:
    Carol Cox
    Investor Relations
    (760) 603-7208
    ir@lifetech.comLIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONSAND RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP ADJUSTMENTS(1)For the three monthsFor the three months(in thousands, except per share data)

    ended December 31, 2011ended December 31, 2010(unaudited)GAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPGAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPRevenues$ 1,010,445

    $ (40,106)

    (2)

    $  970,339$ 932,337

    $
    ,301

    (2)

    $  933,638Cost of revenues

    401,127

    (55,865)

    (3)

    $  345,262330,940

    (104)

    (3)

    330,836Purchased intangibles amortization

    82,201

    (82,201)

    (4)-83,401

    (83,401)

    (4)

    -Gross profit

    527,117

    97,960625,077517,996

    84,806602,802Gross margin

    52.2%64.4%55.6%64.6%Operating expenses:Selling, general and administrative

    249,535

    (5,864)

    (5)

    243,671270,001

    (11,200)

    (5)

    258,801Research and development

    90,201

    (5,587)

    (5)

    84,614108,711

    (10,119)

    (5)

    98,592Business consolidation costs

    18,856

    (18,856)

    (6)

    -27,025

    (27,025)

    (6)

    -Total operating expenses

    358,592

    (30,307)328,285405,737

    (48,344)357,393Operating income

    168,525

    128,267296,792112,259

    133,150245,409Operating margin

    16.7%30.6%12.0%26.3%Interest income

    972972678678Interest expense

    (38,162)

    6,649

    (7)

    (31,513)(36,289)

    8,617

    (7)

    (27,672)Other income (expense), net

    (2,933)-(2,933)385

    (559)

    (8)

    (174)Total other income (expense), net

    (40,123)

    6,649(33,474)(35,226)

    8,058(27,168)Income from operations before provision for income taxes

    128,402

    134,916263,31877,033

    141,208218,241Income tax provision

    (35,334)

    (34,880)

    (9)

    (70,214)(6,465)

    (39,466)

    (9)

    (45,931)Net income

    93,068

    100,036193,10470,568

    101,742172,310Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests---113

    (98)

    (10)

    15Net income attributable to controlling interest$
    93,068$ 100,036$  193,104$   70,681$ 101,644$  172,325Effective tax rate

    27.5%26.7%8.4%21.0%Add back interest expense for subordinateddebt, net of tax

    584

    (551)

    (11)

    33--Numerator for diluted earnings  per share$
    93,652

    $   99,485$  193,137$   70,681

    $ 101,644$  172,325Earnings per common share:Basic earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    .52
    $
    .08
    $
    .38
    $
    .93
    Diluted earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    .51
    $
    .05
    $
    .37
    $
    .90
    Weighted average shares used in per share calculation:Basic178,304178,304186,046186,046Diluted184,544184,544191,227191,227(1)The Company reports Non-GAAP results which exclude costs that are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  Such costs include restructuring charges, business transformation expenses, amortization and depreciation of deferred revenue, intangibles assets, and fixed assets,  revaluation charges for inventories, contingent consideration liabilities,  and asset impairments, and in process research and development expenses incurred as a result of business combinations, as well as the impact from the divestiture and discontinuance of product lines.  The Company also excludes noncash interest expense associated with convertible debt bifurcation and noncash charges associated with non-controlling interests.  In addition, the Company excludes one-time costs including the early repayment of debt and the associated impacts, and the impact of certain settlements in order to provide a supplemental comparison of the results of operations. (2)Adjust for royalty revenue recognized upon a historical and current licensing settlement of $38.8 million and revenue related to credit usage on returns of a discontinued product of $1.8 million, offset with fair value amortization of purchased deferred revenue of $0.5 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011.  Add back fair value amortization of purchased deferred revenue of $1.3 million for the three months ended December 31, 2010.(3)Add back a legal judgment of $52.0 million, royalty fees and compensation cost of $4.5 million related to the historical portion of the settlement of a licensing dispute, offset with contingent consideration revaluation of $0.6 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011.  Add back noncash charges for purchase accounting inventory revaluations cost of $0.1 million for the three months ended December 31, 2010.(4)Add back amortization of purchased intangibles.(5)Add back $10.0 million for the compensation cost and asset impairment partially offset by recovery of expenses related to the historical portion of the settlement of a licensing dispute and depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations of $1.5 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011.  Add back depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations of $2.4 million and accelerated compensation expenses related to business acquisitions of $18.9 million for the three months ended December 31, 2010.(6)Add back business consolidation costs.(7)Add back charges related to noncash interest expense as a result of the provision adopted in accordance with the ASC Topic of Debt with Conversion and Other Options of $5.1 million and $7.1 million for the three months ended December 31, 2011 and 2010, respectively.  Adjust for imputed finance charges of $1.5 million associated with contingent consideration on business acquisitions for each of the three months ended December 31, 2011 and 2010.(8) Adjust for a discontinuance gain recognized on cash flow hedge of $0.6 million for the three months ended December 31, 2010.(9)Non-GAAP tax differs from GAAP tax expense due to the exclusion of the aforementioned business combination related charges, non cash charges, and one-time costs which are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  These deductions produce a GAAP only tax benefit which is added back for Non-GAAP presentation.(10)Add back noncash charges for purchase accounting inventory revaluations and depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations attributable to non-controlling interest, net of tax benefit.(11)Eliminate noncash interest charges from diluted earnings per share calculation, as the noncash interest is excluded from the calculation of Non-GAAP net income.LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONSAND RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP ADJUSTMENTS(1)For the year endedFor the year ended(in thousands, except per share data)

    December 31, 2011December 31, 2010(unaudited)GAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPGAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPRevenues$ 3,775,672

    $ (34,995)

    (2)

    $ 3,740,677$ 3,588,094

    $
    ,746

    (2)

    $ 3,594,840Cost of revenues

    1,356,967

    (56,404)

    (3)

    $ 1,300,5631,188,199

    5,360

    (3)

    1,193,559Purchased intangibles amortization

    308,728

    (308,728)

    (4)

    -293,754

    (293,754)

    (4)

    -Gross profit

    2,109,977

    330,1372,440,1142,106,141

    295,1402,401,281Gross margin

    55.9%65.2%58.7%66.8%Operating expenses:Selling, general and administrative

    1,008,973

    (10,776)

    (5)

    998,1971,023,179

    (17,096)

    (5)

    1,006,083Research and development

    377,924

    (21,561)

    (5)

    356,363375,465

    (12,208)

    (5)

    363,257Purchased in-process research and development

    -

    --1,650

    (1,650)

    (4)

    -Business consolidation costs

    75,324

    (75,324)

    (6)

    -93,450

    (93,450)

    (6)

    -Total operating expenses

    1,462,221

    (107,661)1,354,5601,493,744

    (124,404)1,369,340Operating income

    647,756

    437,7981,085,554612,397

    419,5441,031,941Operating margin

    17.2%29.0%17.1%28.7%Interest income

    3,932

    -3,9324,266

    -4,266Interest expense

    (162,073)

    30,779

    (7)

    (131,294)(152,322)

    39,582

    (7)

    (112,740)Loss on early retirement of debt

    -

    --(54,185)

    54,185

    (8)

    -Gain on divestiture of equity investments

    -

    --37,260

    (37,260)

    (9)

    -Other income (expense), net

    (10,913)-(10,913)(5,864)

    5,500

    (10)

    (364)Total other income (expense), net

    (169,054)

    30,779(138,275)(170,845)

    62,007(108,838)Income from operations before provision for income taxes

    478,702

    468,577947,279441,552

    481,551923,103Income tax provision

    (100,868)

    (157,490)

    (11)

    (258,358)(63,694)

    (182,994)

    (11)

    (246,688)Net income

    377,834

    311,087688,921377,858

    298,557676,415Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests

    658

    (308)

    (12)

    350437

    (290)

    (12)

    147Net income attributable to controlling interest$
    378,492$ 310,779$
    89,271$
    378,295$ 298,267$
    76,562Effective tax rate

    21.1%27.3%14.4%26.7%Add back interest expense for subordinateddebt, net of tax

    1,300

    (1,169)

    (13)

    131171171Numerator for diluted earnings  per share$
    379,792

    $ 309,610$
    89,402
    $
    378,466

    $ 298,267$
    76,733
    Earnings per common share:Basic earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    2.11
    $
    3.84
    $
    2.06
    $
    3.69
    Diluted earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    2.05
    $
    3.71
    $
    .99
    $
    3.55
    Weighted average shares used in per share calculation:Basic179,390179,390183,398183,398Diluted185,595185,595190,591190,591(1)The Company reports Non-GAAP results which excludes costs that are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  Such costs are restructuring cost, business transformation expenses, amortization and depreciation of deferred revenue, intangibles assets, and fixed assets, and revaluation charges for inventories, contingent consideration liabilities, asset impairments, and in process research and development expenses, incurred as a result of business combinations as well as the impact from the divestiture and discontinuance of product lines.
    The Company also excludes noncash interest expense associated with convertible debt bifurcation and noncash charges associated with non-controlling interests. In addition, the Company excludes one-time costs including the early repayment of debt and the associated impacts, and the impact of certain settlements in order to provide a supplemental comparison of the results of operations. (2)Adjust for royalty revenue recognized upon a historical and current licensing settlement of $38.8 million, offset with fair value amortization of purchased deferred revenue of $2.9 million and add back revenue related to returns of a discontinued product of $0.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2011.  Add back fair value amortization of purchased deferred revenue of $6.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2010.(3)Add back a legal judgment of $52.0 million, royalty fees and compensation cost of $4.5 million related to the historical portion of the settlement of a licensing dispute, charges for inventory reserves related to a discontinued product of $2.1 million, and $0.5 million of purchase accounting related cost of revenue revaluation, offset by contingent consideration revaluation of $2.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2011.  Add back noncash charges for purchase accounting inventory revaluation cost of $0.9 million, offset with contingent consideration revaluation of $6.3 million for the year ended December 31, 2010.(4)Add back amortization of purchased intangibles and write off of purchased in-process research and development.(5)Add back contingent consideration revaluation of $13.7 million, depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations of $7.1 million, $10.0 million for the compensation cost and asset impairment partially offset by recovery of expenses related to the historical portion of the settlement of a licensing dispute, and accelerated compensation expense related to business acquisitions of $1.5 million for the year ended December 31, 2011.  Add back depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations of $10.4 million and accelerated compensation expense related to business acquisitions of $18.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2010.  (6)Add back business consolidation costs.(7)Add back charges related to noncash interest expense as a result of the provision adopted in accordance with the ASC Topic of Debt with Conversion and Other Options of $24.6 million and $38.0 million for the years ended December 31, 2011 and 2010, respectively.  Adjust for imputed finance charges of $6.2 million and $1.5 million associated with contingent consideration on business acquisitions for the years ended December 31, 2011 and 2010, respectively.(8)Add back loss on early retirement of debt.(9)Adjust for gain on divestiture of equity investments.(10)Adjust for gain on impaired security recovery of $7.1 million, a discontinuance gain on cash flow hedge of $0.6 million and gain on foreign currency related to joint venture divestiture of $1.0 million offset by loss on discontinuance of cash flow hedge of $12.9 million and joint venture purchase accounting adjustment of $1.2 million for the year ended December 31, 2010. (11)Non-GAAP tax differs from GAAP tax expense due to the exclusion of the aforementioned business combination related charges, non cash charges, and one-time costs which are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  These deductions produce a GAAP only tax benefit which is added back for Non-GAAP presentation.(12)Add back noncash charges for purchase accounting inventory revaluations and depreciation of purchase accounting property, plant, and equipment revaluations attributable to non-controlling interest, net of tax benefit.(13)Eliminate noncash interest charges from diluted earnings per share calculation, as the noncash interest is excluded from the calculation of Non-GAAP net income.LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETSDecember 31, December 31,(in thousands)

    20112010ASSETS (unaudited) Current assets:Cash and short-term investments

    $
    881,994$
    854,801Trade accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts

    636,998587,456Inventories

    377,866323,318Prepaid expenses and other current assets

    196,759280,950Total current assets

    2,093,6172,046,525Long-term assets

    7,094,3467,439,674Total assets

    $
    9,187,963
    $
    9,486,199
    LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITYCurrent liabilities:Current portion of long-term debt

    $
    450,839$
    347,749Accounts payable, accrued expenses and other current liabilities

    1,045,467798,636Total current liabilities

    1,496,3061,146,385Long-term debt

    2,297,6532,727,624Other long-term liabilities

    794,7781,174,161Equity

    4,599,2264,438,029Total liabilities and equity

    $
    9,187,963
    $
    9,486,199
    LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWSFor the year ended December 31,(in thousands)(unaudited)

    20112010Net income$ 377,834$ 377,858Add back amortization and share-based compensation

    394,326386,621Add back depreciation

    123,578122,978Balance sheet changes

    (26,959)(101,435)Other noncash adjustments

    (59,644)(46,933)Net cash provided by operating activities

    809,135739,089Capital expenditures

    (99,293)(124,817)Free cash flow709,842614,272Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities

    (52,591)5,013Net cash used in financing activities

    (627,268)(407,808)Effect of exchange rate changes on cash

    (4,790)5,505Net increase in cash and cash equivalents$   25,193$ 216,982LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (1)For the three monthsFor the three months(in thousands, except per share data)

    ended December 31, 2011ended December 31, 2011(unaudited)Previously ReportedRevisedPreviously ReportedRevisedNon-GAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPGAAPAdjustmentsGAAPRevenues$
    970,339

    $
    -$  970,339$
    ,010,445

    $
    -$ 1,010,445Cost of revenues

    341,450

    3,812

    (2)

    $  345,262345,305

    55,822

    (3)

    $
    401,127Purchased intangibles amortization---82,201-82,201Gross profit

    628,889

    (3,812)625,077582,939

    (55,822)527,117Gross margin

    64.8%64.4%57.7%52.2%Operating expenses:Selling, general and administrative

    243,671

    -243,671249,535

    -249,535Research and development

    84,614

    -84,61490,201

    -90,201Business consolidation costs---18,856-18,856Total operating expenses

    328,285-328,285358,592-358,592Operating income

    300,604

    (3,812)296,792224,347

    (55,822)168,525Operating margin

    31.0%30.6%22.2%16.7%Interest income

    972972972972Interest expense

    (31,513)

    -(31,513)(38,162)

    -(38,162)Other income (expense), net

    (2,933)-(2,933)(2,933)-(2,933)Total other income (expense), net

    (33,474)-(33,474)(40,123)-(40,123)Income from operations before provision for income taxes

    267,130

    (3,812)263,318184,224

    (55,822)128,402Income tax provision

    (71,685)

    1,471

    (2)

    (70,214)(56,871)

    21,537

    (3)

    (35,334)Net income

    195,445

    (2,341)193,104127,353

    (34,285)93,068Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests------Net income attributable to controlling interest$
    95,445$ (2,341)$  193,104$
    27,353$ (34,285)$
    93,068Effective tax rate

    26.8%26.7%30.9%27.5%Add back interest expense for subordinateddebt, net of tax

    33

    -33584584Numerator for diluted earnings  per share$
    95,478

    $ (2,341)$  193,137$
    27,937

    $ (34,285)$
    93,652
    Earnings per common share:Basic earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    .10
    $
    .08
    $
    .71
    $
    .52
    Diluted earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    .06
    $
    .05
    $
    .69
    $
    .51
    Weighted average shares used in per share calculation:Basic178,304178,304178,304178,304Diluted184,544184,544184,544184,544(1)The Company reports Non-GAAP results which exclude costs that are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  Such costs include restructuring charges, business transformation expenses, amortization and depreciation of deferred revenue, intangibles assets, and fixed assets,  revaluation charges for inventories, contingent consideration liabilities,  and asset impairments, and in process research and development expenses incurred as a result of business combinations, as well as the impact from the divestiture and discontinuance of product lines.  The Company also excludes noncash interest expense associated with convertible debt bifurcation and noncash charges associated with non-controlling interests.  In addition, the Company excludes one-time costs including the early repayment of debt and the associated impacts, and the impact of certain settlements in order to provide a supplemental comparison of the results of operations. (2)Represents $3.8 million in royalty expense and the related tax impact payable for unpaid royalties from 2010 and 2011.   (3)Represents the $52.0 million legal judgment and $3.8 million of unpaid royalties from 2010 and 2011 and the related tax impact.LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATIONCONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS (1)For the yearFor the year(in thousands, except per share data)

    ended December 31, 2011ended December 31, 2011(unaudited)Previously ReportedRevisedPreviously ReportedRevisedNon-GAAPAdjustmentsNon-GAAPGAAPAdjustmentsGAAPRevenues$
    3,740,677

    $
    -$ 3,740,677$
    3,775,672

    $
    -$ 3,775,672Cost of revenues

    1,296,751

    3,812

    (2)

    $ 1,300,5631,301,145

    55,822

    (3)

    $ 1,356,967Purchased intangibles amortization---308,728-308,728Gross profit

    2,443,926

    (3,812)2,440,1142,165,799

    (55,822)2,109,977Gross margin

    65.3%65.2%57.4%55.9%Operating expenses:Selling, general and administrative

    998,197

    -998,1971,008,973

    -1,008,973Research and development

    356,363

    -356,363377,924

    -377,924Business consolidation costs---75,324-75,324Total operating expenses

    1,354,560-1,354,5601,462,221-1,462,221Operating income

    1,089,366

    (3,812)1,085,554703,578

    (55,822)647,756Operating margin

    29.1%29.0%18.6%17.2%Interest income

    3,9323,9323,9323,932Interest expense

    (131,294)

    -(131,294)(162,073)

    -(162,073)Other income (expense), net

    (10,913)-(10,913)(10,913)-(10,913)Total other income (expense), net

    (138,275)-(138,275)(169,054)-(169,054)Income from operations before provision for income taxes

    951,091

    (3,812)947,279534,524

    (55,822)478,702Income tax provision

    (259,829)

    1,471

    (2)

    (258,358)(122,405)

    21,537

    (3)

    (100,868)Net income

    691,262

    (2,341)688,921412,119

    (34,285)377,834Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests

    350-350658-658Net income attributable to controlling interest$
    91,612$ (2,341)$
    89,271$
    412,777$ (34,285)$
    378,492Effective tax rate

    27.3%27.3%22.9%21.1%Add back interest expense for subordinateddebt, net of tax

    131

    -1311,3001,300Numerator for diluted earnings  per share$
    91,743

    $ (2,341)$
    89,402
    $
    414,077

    $ (34,285)$
    379,792
    Earnings per common share:Basic earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    3.86
    $
    3.84
    $
    2.30
    $
    2.11
    Diluted earnings per share attributable to controlling interest

    $
    3.73
    $
    3.71
    $
    2.23
    $
    2.05
    Weighted average shares used in per share calculation:Basic179,390179,390179,390179,390Diluted185,595185,595185,595185,595(1)The Company reports Non-GAAP results which exclude costs that are not indicative of the profitability or cash flows of the Company’s ongoing or future operations.  Such costs include restructuring charges, business transformation expenses, amortization and depreciation of deferred revenue, intangibles assets, and fixed assets,  revaluation charges for inventories, contingent consideration liabilities,  and asset impairments, and in process research and development expenses incurred as a result of business combinations, as well as the impact from the divestiture and discontinuance of product lines.  The Company also excludes noncash interest expense associated with convertible debt bifurcation and noncash charges associated with non-controlling interests.  In addition, the Company excludes one-time costs including the early repayment of debt and the associated impacts, and the impact of certain settlements in order to provide a supplemental comparison of the results of operations. (2)Represents $3.8 million in royalty expense and the related tax impact payable for unpaid royalties from 2010 and 2011.   (3)Represents the $52.0 million legal judgment and $3.8 million of unpaid royalties from 2010 and 2011 and the related tax impact.
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