NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danaher said yesterday that it has acquired and received acceptances for approximately 97 percent of the currently issued shares of Genetix Group.

Danaher said that it intends to acquire any common shares of Genetix that remain untendered through the compulsory acquisition provisions for UK companies.

In December, Danaher, based in Washington, DC, offered to buy New Milton, UK-based Genetix Group for around ₤63.4 million ($102 million), or 85 pence per share.

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