German lab group Synlab hoping for industry consolidation

April 22, 2015 3:44 PM

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FRANKFURT, April 22 (Reuters) - German laboratory operator Synlab, which sources close to the matter say has been put up for sale by buyout group BC Partners, hopes to be a driving force in European industry consolidation under a new owner, it said on Wednesday.

"I hope that our next owner will consider and use Synlab as a platform for consolidation," Synlab Chief Executive Bartl Wimmer told Reuters.

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