PerkinElmer Drops Legal Actions Against MDS, Life Tech; FTC Gives Nod to Analytical Technologies Sale | GenomeWeb

This story originally ran on Jan. 27 and was updated to include information about the FTC's approval of the MDS Analytical Technologies sale to Danaher.

Legal action by PerkinElmer that had threatened to hold up Danaher's purchase of Applied Biosystems' and MDS' mass spectrometry joint venture were cleared this week, paving the way for Danaher to proceed with the $1.1 billion deal.

Separately, the US Federal Trade Commission provisionally approved the sale of MDS' Analytical Technologies division to Danaher this week.

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