debt facility

The firm will use the agreement to access alternative non-dilutive means of financing of its growth plans.

The French diagnostics firm said it will use the funding to support its merger and acquisition strategy.

The company issued more than 1.8 million shares of its common stock to several of its trade creditors to erase debt that it owed them, Precipio said in an SEC document.

The company may use the proceeds of the loans to help fund the $7.2 billion acquisition of Patheon. The loan facility follows a $1.5 billion senior notes offering by Thermo Fisher last week.

The company plans to use the net proceeds to partially fund the $7.2 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing firm Patheon.

GeneNews has signed a binding agreement with multinational private equity firm Milost Global for up to $10 million in equity and debt financing.

Singulex plans to use the investment to continue to develop its single-molecule counting technology.

The company also said it has closed a new $25 million debt facility, and will use the proceeds to retire outstanding debt and bolster the launch of AlloSure.

The firm closed its existing debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance and plans to use the funds for general corporate purposes and working capital.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.