NEW YORK, Nov. 30—Abbott Laboratories concluded its acquisition of Vysis as scheduled at midnight on November 29.

The pharmaceutical company commenced a cash tender offer on Oct. 31 to purchase all outstanding shares of the genomics-based disease management company. 

As a final step, remaining Vysis shareholders will receive the same $30.50 per share cash price as paid in the tender offer.

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