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FTC Receives Application for Approval of Proposed Divestiture from Thermo Electron Corporation; Final Consent Orders Approved in Matters of Advocate Health Partners and General Dynamics/SNC Technologies

On February 9, the FTC received a petition for approval of a proposed divestiture from Thermo Electron Corporation. Under the order, Thermo was required to divest the high-performance centrifugal vacuum evaporators (“CVE”s) assets to a Commission-approved buyer. In the petition, Thermo requested FTC approval to divest the CVE assets to Riverlake Partners, L.P. (Riverlake) and, in part owing to the acquisition of certain indirect ownership interests, to MVC Capital, Inc. (“MVC”). The petition was approved
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