NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm today announced a public offering of its shares that is expected to raise $48.7 million in net proceeds.

The South San Francisco, Calif.-based firm is offering 3,660,000 shares of its common stock at $14.25 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about Aug. 21, and proceeds will go toward R&D, commercialization of its products, working capital, and other general corporate use, Fluidigm said.

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