By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina said after the close of the market Friday that it has closed its offering of $800 million principal amount of .25 percent convertible senior notes due 2016.

The San Diego-based firm announced the offering earlier in the week, and said that it also has granted initial purchasers a 30-day option to purchase up to $120 million of additional notes.

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