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New Mountain nears VWR buy: WSJ

New Mountain Capital LLC is in advanced discussions to buy VWR Corp, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. VWR, of Radnor, Pennsylvania, is a laboratory supply distributor. VWR has a market cap of about $3.75 billion. Madison Dearborn Partners acquired VWR in 2007. In 2014, VWR went public, raising $536 million, according to press reports.