By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The auction progress to determine who will be come the buyer of Beckman Coulter has reached a second round, according to a report from Reuters this week. According to the news organization, private equity firms have paired up in an effort to provide a winning bid, while a source said that Danaher is among the bidders.

Beckman also cancelled its scheduled presentation at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference next week.

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