The story has been updated with information about the pricing of the notes released by Agilent after the close of the market.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies today announced it is offering a series of senior notes, partly to fund its restructuring initiative and expand its share buyback program.

Separately, Fitch Ratings assigned a BBB+ rating to the offering.

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