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GE to Complete Acquisition of Amersham, Hold Strategy Conference on April 8

NEW YORK, April 2 (GenomeWeb News) - General Electric announced yesterday that it will finalize its acquisition of Amersham PLC on April 8, and that it will hold a teleconference on that day discussing how Amersham will fit into GE's new healthcare unit.

 

GE had said last month that it expected the transaction, announced  last October, to close on April 8.

 

 

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