NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Quidel said today in a regulatory document that it is issuing $172.5 million of its senior convertible notes. 

The issuance of the 3.25 percent senior notes due in 2020 is part of a deal between Quidel and the Bank of New York Mellon Trust. The notes will be senior unsecured obligations of Quidel, it said in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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