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.
Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.