NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Intrexon has entered into a definitive agreement to buy bovine genetics firm Trans Ova Genetics for up to $110 million. Shareholders will receive $60 million in upfront cash, $30 million in Intrexon stock, and up to $20 million in deferred payments. Trans Ova will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Intrexon upon completion of the transaction, which is expected in the third quarter, and will be led by David Faber, currently Trans Ova's president, and his management team.

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