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$27b bid gives lead to Boston Scientific

Guidant says offer superior to J&J's

By Stephen Heuser
Globe Staff / January 18, 2006

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Guidant Corp. last night declared a $27 billion takeover bid by Boston Scientific Corp. superior to its longstanding deal with Johnson & Johnson , giving Boston Scientific the upper hand in its bid to become the world's biggest cardiovascular device company. (Full article: 1315 words)

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