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PerkinElmer Sells $150M in Senior Notes in Private Placement

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday that it has privately placed $150 million of 6 percent Series 2008-A Senior Notes due May 30, 2015, with a number of investors.
Under the terms of the agreement, PerkinElmer said that it may its own discretion issue additional senior notes in the amount of up to $400 million. The firm said that it may use the proceeds from the offering to finance mergers, acquisitions, capital expenditures, stock repurchases, dividends, debt refinancing, and for other general corporate purposes.
According to the filing, note holders include Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, New York Life Insurance Company, Aviva Life and Annuity Company, Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, and several other investors.

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