NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGS Acquisition today announced it is purchasing genotyping firm TransnetYX Holding Corp. in a cash and stock deal.

BGS is buying TransnetYX as part of an amended and restated merger agreement with diversified holding company Black Diamond Holdings. The two firms had announced in June an agreement to complete a business combination. The deal included TransnetYX, in which Black Diamond has a majority stake.

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