Sea-Bird designs and manufactures precision scientific oceanographic sensors for measuring the physical properties of water. Sea-Bird’s shareholders were interested in aligning the company with a partner that could help expand the breadth and scale of its product offerings in this rapidly growing industry.

ZS Role

Zachary Scott was engaged as the exclusive financial advisor to represent the owners in the sale of 100% of the stock of Sea-Bird.


After an extensive search for partners with the desired attributes, Sea-Bird was sold to Danaher, a global industrial conglomerate with significant operations in professional instrumentation. The acquisition supports Danaher’s strategy of providing products and services for researching, measuring, and monitoring the global water cycle.