Danaher Corporation Files Form S-3 Registration Statement

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Danaher Corporation

    WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:   DHR) today
 announced that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a
 Registration Statement on Form S-3 related to a proposed public offering by
 two selling stockholders, Steven M. Rales, Chairman of the Board of Directors
 of the Company, and Mitchell P. Rales, Chairman of the Executive Committee of
 the Company, of an aggregate of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock.  The
 selling stockholders have also granted the underwriters an option to purchase
 up to an additional 750,000 shares solely to cover over-allotments.  The
 proceeds from the offering will enable the selling shareholders to achieve
 long term personal, financial, and estate planning objectives.
     Merrill Lynch & Co. will act as the lead underwriter of the offering.
 
     A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective.
 These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to
 the time the registration statement becomes effective.  This notice shall not
 constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall
 there be any sale of these securities in any State in which such offer,
 solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
 under the securities laws of such State.
 
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SOURCE Danaher Corporation
    WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:   DHR) today
 announced that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a
 Registration Statement on Form S-3 related to a proposed public offering by
 two selling stockholders, Steven M. Rales, Chairman of the Board of Directors
 of the Company, and Mitchell P. Rales, Chairman of the Executive Committee of
 the Company, of an aggregate of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock.  The
 selling stockholders have also granted the underwriters an option to purchase
 up to an additional 750,000 shares solely to cover over-allotments.  The
 proceeds from the offering will enable the selling shareholders to achieve
 long term personal, financial, and estate planning objectives.
     Merrill Lynch & Co. will act as the lead underwriter of the offering.
 
     A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective.
 These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to
 the time the registration statement becomes effective.  This notice shall not
 constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall
 there be any sale of these securities in any State in which such offer,
 solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
 under the securities laws of such State.
 
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