NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) —  Sigma-Aldrich has amended the terms of a $150 million credit facility it established in February 2005, the company said today.
 
Sigma exercised the facility’s $150 million accordion feature, making the new one a five-year, $300 million facility that matures on Dec. 11, 2011.
 
The company said the revision will bolster liquidity for its commercial paper, or short-term debt, program, and for general purposes.

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