PerkinElmer Completes ViaCell Tender Offer

Waltham, MA-based PerkinElmer (NYSE: PKI) has successfully completed its tender offer for Cambridge’s ViaCell (NASDAQ: VIAC), the company announced today. The company purchased more than 90% of ViaCell’s outstanding shares in the transaction, which is part of a $300 million acquisition announced early in October. PerkinElmer expects to complete the merger “promptly.”

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