NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid said after the close of the market on Monday that it has closed its $345 million offering of 1.25 percent convertible senior notes.

The offering includes $300 million of notes that were sold to qualified institutional investors and $45 million of notes that were issued pursuant to the exercise of an overallotment option by the notes' initial purchasers, Morgan Stanley and Jefferies. The notes are due in 2021.

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