June 12, 2018 / 8:14 PM / 5 days ago

J&J accepts $2.1 bln offer for its LifeScan unit

June 12 (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday it has accepted private equity firm Platinum Equity's $2.1 billion buyout offer for the company's LifeScan Inc unit.

Platinum had given J&J until mid-June to accept the offer for the unit, which makes blood glucose monitoring products. (Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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