unsolicited acquisition bid

Qiagen has submitted an offer to buy all of Exiqon's shares for DKK18 each, for a total aggregate purchase price of DKK683 million ($103.5 million).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A filing by Complete Genomics with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday suggests that another firm may be interested in entering the bidding to acquire the firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Complete Genomics has again rejected Illumina's approach to acquire the firm.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI-Shenzhen today said that it has extended its offer to acquire Complete Genomics for around $118 million until midnight New York City time on Dec. 14.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina confirmed that it made a competing unsolicited bid for Complete Genomics at about 5 percent above BGI-Shenzhen's offer for the Mountain View, Calif.-based next-generatio

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.