NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Thermo Electron said yesterday that the US Federal Trade Commission has approved its $10.6 billion merger with Fisher Scientific International.
 
Thermo said the FTC has approved a consent order requiring the divestiture of Fisher's $17 million Genevac business and that it has granted the companies "early termination" of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.
 

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