Danaher Corp. (DHR) and Blackstone Group LP (BX) are working on a joint bid for Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Ortho Clinical Diagnostics unit, Reuters reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Other bidders include Carlyle Group LP (CG), Bain Capital LLC, BC Partners and a joint approach from CVC Capital Partners and Leonard Green & Partners, Reuters reported.
Ortho could be sold for more than $4 billion, the people told Reuters.
Full story at http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/us-jj-sale-idUSBRE9A61FA20131107
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