NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic today priced its private offering of $1 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.25 percent senior notes due 2022 at an issue price of $1,000 per $1,000.

As the Bedford, Massachusetts-based firm said yesterday when it announced the offering, it plans to use the proceeds, along with available cash, to redeem its outstanding 6.25 percent senior notes due 2020 in the aggregate principal amount of $1 billion.

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