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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Beckman cancels JPMorgan conference presentation, (NYSE: BEC), (NYSE: GS)

Medical test maker Beckman Coulter Inc (BEC.N) canceled its presentation at the JPMorgan Healthcare conference next week, the bank said. A Beckman spokeswoman said the company was canceling because of a scheduling conflict. Beckman, which has a market capitalization of roughly $5 billion, hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) to help it weigh its options, including a possible sale of the company, sources previously told Reuters.