NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Qiagen announced today that it plans to issue $400 million in senior, unsecured cash settled convertible notes convertible into common shares.

The company, which set the size of the issuance at $350 million before increasing it shortly thereafter to $400 million, said the number of ordinary shares underlying the notes will be up to 8.5 million, representing approximately 3.8 percent of its current outstanding shares.

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