Skip to main content

CuraGen Offers Additional $10M of Convertible Subordinated Notes

NEW YORK, March 17 (GenomeWeb News) - CuraGen has added $10 million of convertible subordinated notes to its initial offer of $100 million, the company said today.


CuraGen issued the notes as a 30-day option to initial buyers of the notes to cover over-allotments. In total, CuraGen has now sold $110 million aggregate principal amount of notes, which are due in 2011, at an interest rate of 4 percent.


Last month, CuraGen said that it would issue $75 million of notes.

The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Viral Integration Study Critiqued

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

Giraffe Species Debate

The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it.

Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution

In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.