NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – General Electric and Millipore are among a handful of firms that have been mentioned as bidders for UK-based life science research products firm Whatman, according to a report in today’s issue of the Financial Times.
 
According to the paper, investment bank Goldman Sachs, which has been appointed to oversee a sale of the company, held a second round of auctions last week. In addition to GE and Millipore, Danaher and Parker Hannifin were named as suitors as well.
 

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