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Microbead Developer CyVera Becomes Subsidiary of Illumina

NEW YORK, April 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Illumina has completed its previously announced acquisition of microbead developer CyVera for $17.5 million in stock and cash, the company said yesterday.


Illumina acquired the Connecticut-based company for 1.6 million of its shares of common stock and $2.5 million in cash, which includes CyVera's liabilities. Illumina also assumed CyVera's outstanding stock options.


Illumina first announced in February that it intended to purchase CyVera, which is now a wholly owned Illumina subsidiary.

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