By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today began trading shares of its stock on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol "BGMD."

The company is offering 5 million shares of its stock at $7 per share, for potential proceeds of $35 million. Lazard Capital Markets is serving as the sole book-running manager for the offering. Baird and Cowen and Company are co-managers.

The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to 750,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any.

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