Charles River Laboratories (CRL) Announces Completion Of Inveresk Merger 
10/19/2005 5:11:52 PM

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) today announced that it has completed its merger with Inveresk Research Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRGI). The transaction was approved by shareholders of each company at special meetings held today, and the transaction became effective shortly thereafter.