NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen today announced plans to issue convertible notes in a private placement to raise up to $300 million in net proceeds.

The company also plans to buy back convertible notes due in 2026.

Qiagen said that it plans to repurchase up to the full $300 million of its outstanding 2026 convertible notes from non-US holders. It will use cash for the purchase, which will be priced based partly on today's variations in Qiagen's stock price.

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