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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Thermo Electron acquisition


Shareholders yesterday approved Waltham-based Thermo Electron Corp.'s acquisition of Fisher Scientific International Inc., a $10.6 billion deal that pairs two New England firms trying to carve out a bigger share of the scientific lab supplies market.

The deal will grant shareholders of Hampton, N.H.-based Fisher two shares of Thermo common stock for each Fisher share.

-- AP

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