NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German analytical instrument firm Analytik Jena today said that it has issued a promissory note for €30 million ($37 million).

The notes were offered to German institutional investors with maturity dates of between three and seven years with both fixed and variable rates, the company said. The loan was arranged by IKB Deutsche Industriebank, and among other things, replaces an existing loan of €12 million.

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