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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher today said that it has signed definitive agreement to acquire diagnostics and sample prep technologies firm Iris International for $19.50 per share in cash.

The total consideration being paid is $338 million including debt and net of cash acquired, said Danaher. The purchase price represents a 45 percent premium to Iris' closing stock price of $13.42 on Sept. 14.

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