GE (GE) Downplays Varian (VAR) Takeover Rumors
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A spokesperson for GE (NYSE: GE), in an email exchange, downplayed speculation that it is in takeover discussions with Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The GE spokesperson claimed to know nothing about the takeover and said, "This is a rumor."
Earlier Spanish language website Intereconomia said the two were in advanced takeover discussions.
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