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US okays Thermo Fisher buy of Life Tech; must sell some assets
January 31, 2014 / 5:00 PM / 4 years ago

US okays Thermo Fisher buy of Life Tech; must sell some assets

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc , the world’s largest laboratory equipment maker, has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Life Technologies Corp on condition of some asset sales, the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.

The deal was valued at $13.6 billion when it was announced in April.

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