NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Qiagen said yesterday it has closed its acquisition of Digene through a tender offer and merger valued at around $1.6 billion, under which Digene will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Qiagen North American Holdings.
 
Qiagen announced its intention to purchase the firm in early June.
 

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