NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI said after the close of the market on Friday it has again extended its cash tender offer for Complete Genomics.

The $118 million deal is now set to expire at midnight ET on March 1. The offer has been pushed back several times and most recently was to expire at midnight Feb. 22.

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