EU Permits Siemens AG (SI) Purchase of Dade Behring, Inc.  
10/25/2007 8:15:49 AM

BRUSSELS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens AG (SIEGn.DE: Quote, Profile, Research) won permission from the European Commission on Thursday to buy lab equipment company Dade Behring Holdings (DADE.O: Quote, Profile, Research) for $7 billion. Siemens is buying Dade Behring to bolster its medical equipment division.