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CSL's $3.1 billion bid for Talecris may be blocked by US regulators

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Officials with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are opposed to the move by Australia's CSL, the world's second largest manufacturer of plasma products, to buy the third biggest producer in the field, Talecris Biotherapeutics, for $3.1 billion, CSL said in a May 25th statement to the Australian Securities Exchange.



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