SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: May 8, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 1-7928
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1000 Alfred Nobel Dr.
Hercules, California 94547
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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ITEM 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On May 8, 2018, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
May 8, 2018
/s/ Christine A. Tsingos
Christine A. Tsingos
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer