BRIEF-Spain's Iberdrola sees profits growing "mid single digit" in 2017
* Says sees Ebitda, net profit growing "mid single digit" in 2017 Further company coverage: (Madrid Newsroom)
BRUSSELS U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co (GE.N) secured European Union regulatory approval on Friday to buy three business units from U.S. laboratory equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO.N).
Thermo Fisher had to sell the three businesses in return for EU approval of its acquisition of Life Technologies.
The European Commission, the EU competition watchdog, said it cooperated with its U.S. counterpart to clear the General Electric deal.
(Reporting by Foo Yun Chee and Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Barbara Lewis)
* Applied to United Kingdom Listing Authority to cancel standard listing of company's common stock
* Aims for mid 1-digit pct gain in 2017 adj group EBITDA (Releads on guidance for crop science division)