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Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition

Reckitt Benckiser to buy Mead Johnson Nutrition

LONDON — Reckitt Benckiser Group plc plans to acquire Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., a leading maker of pediatric nutrition products, for $16.6 billion. The companies said Friday that under the agreement, Mead Johnson will become a new division of Reckitt Benckiser (RB), with its global Enfamil and Nutramigen infant and children’s nutrition brands joining RB’s