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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific said after the close of the market on Friday that it has entered into a new $1.5 billion credit agreement, replacing the existing $1 billion revolving credit agreement.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Transgenomic reported after the close of the market on Wednesday a 15 percent year over year drop in fourth-quarter revenues, driven primarily by a decline in its diagnostic tools segment.
The company also announced a new $8.0 million credit facility.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Finance today said that it and Silicon Valley Bank have provided a $15 million senior credit facility for molecular diagnostics firm XDx.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Waters said today in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it entered into an Incremental Commitment Agreement to increase its revolving facility to $900 million from $700 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quidel announced late on Friday it has entered into an amended and restated $140 million, five-year senior secured facility.
Bank of America is the sole lead arranger for the facility, while US Bank National Association is the syndication agent.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic disclosed after the close of the market Wednesday that it has entered into three credit agreements with Goldman Sachs totaling $2.8 billion and has raised $1 billion through a private placement of senior notes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hologic provided an update on its pending $3.7 billion acquisition of Gen-Probe after the close of the market on Wednesday, saying the deal is expected to be completed on or about Aug.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Warnex today said that it has signed a new credit facility with Persistence Capital Partners, replacing an existing credit facility with Accord Financial.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson said on Thursday it has entered into a five-year agreement for the creation of an unsecured revolving credit facility for up to $1.5 billion.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich said after the close of the market Wednesday that it has established a new $600 million revolving credit facility.

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