NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday afternoon, Danaher said it has entered into a new $3 billion 364-day revolving credit facility.

The company said it plans to use the liquidity from the credit facility to fund a portion of its impending $4 billion acquisition of Cepheid, which recently cleared antitrust requirements in the US, Germany, Austria, and South Africa.

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