Nellcor Puritan Bennett gets go-ahead:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Shareholders of US companies Nellcor and Puritan-Bennett approved the merger of Puritan-Bennett into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nellcor on August 24th. The takeover was announced in late May (see Clinica No 656, p 11). Integration and transaction charges are estimated at between $50 and $70 million and will be taken in Nellcor's first quarter (ending early October).