Affymetrix, eBioscience Remain in Talks over Proposed Acquisition | GenomeWeb

By Tony Fong

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nearly two weeks after an exclusivity period expired, Affymetrix remains in talks to acquire eBioscience, a company official said today.

Doug Farrell, vice president of investor relations for Affymetrix, told GenomeWeb Daily News that although the exclusivity period for Affy lapsed at the end of the day on March 31, neither firm has canceled the acquisition agreement announced in November, and they remain in ongoing discussions regarding a deal.

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