The notes, being offered in four tranches, will be used to help pay for LabCorp's $6.1 billion acquisition of Covance.
The company announced its plans for a public offering of the notes last week to fund working capital and general corporate purposes.
Moody's assigned a provisional Baa2 rating to the proposed offering and affirmed BD's Prime-2 short-term rating.
Quidel announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of $150 million in convertible senior notes.
Quidel will use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes.
PositiveID will issue $4 million in senior secured convertible promissory notes to institutional investor Dominion Capital, the firm announced today.
The company will use proceeds to pay off short-term and long-term debt.
Thermo will use proceeds primarily to pay off debt.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today filed a prospectus for a euro-denominated offering of its senior notes due in 2025.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina announced after the close of the market Wednesday that it plans to launch a $900 million convertible senior notes offering.
A man has confessed to the rape and murder of developmental biologist Suzanne Eaton, according to the New York Times.
The Irish Times reports that US lawmakers and law enforcement agencies are concerned about ties between the US and Chinese genomics firms.
Parents of children with spinal muscular atrophy tell the Washington Post they are pushing to get insurance coverage of Novartis's Zolgensma.
In PNAS this week: gene mutations in individuals with syndromic craniosynostosis, putative colorectal cancer drivers, and more.