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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Luminex's board of directors has authorized the firm to repurchase up to the lesser of $22.5 million worth or 900,000 shares of the company's outstanding common stock. The repurchase program is scheduled to expire Dec.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Warnex announced today a binding agreement to sell its Bioanalytical Services division to contract research organization Biotrial Research for C$6 million (US$6 million).

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) – Warnex today announced it has completed the sale of its Analytical Services division to Neopharm Labs.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Warnex said this week that the conversion of debentures into shares of the company will provide Persistence Capital Partners with a nearly 52 percent stake in the firm.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Warnex today said that it has inked an agreement with an unnamed private company to purchase Warnex's Analytical Services division for more than C$1.1 million (US$1.1 million).

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