$12B CareFusion purchase final

San Diego, CA – (San Diego Union Tribune, March 17, 2015) – The $12 billion sale of San Diego biomedical equipment maker CareFusion, announced last October, is now final. Purchaser Becton, Dickinson and Co. said Tuesday that the acquisition has been completed.

On Friday, the European Union approved the purchase, which CareFusion shareholders had already approved.

BD has said it will keep a significant presence here in San Diego and doesn’t anticipate any significant changes to local payroll.

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