NEW YORK, Oct. 9 – PerkinElmer CEO Gregory L. Summe said on Tuesday that his company is on track to close its proposed acquisition of Packard BioScience in November.

Speaking at the UBS Warburg Global Life Sciences Conference, which runs here through the end of the week, Summe, who is also PerkinElmer’s chairman, said all that remains is a final formal approval by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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