GE’s Acquisition of Amersham Cleared by EU, US

Amersham and General Electric have satisfied the pre-conditions for GE’s acquisition of Amersham, the companies said this week.

The pre-conditions included regulatory clearance from the European Commission and from the US anti-trust authorities. The companies now expect the acquisition to be completed in early April, subject to approval by Amersham shareholders and other conditions.

GE and Amersham announced the planned acquisition in October (see PM 10-17-03).

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