BGI Refutes Illumina Claims in Letter to Complete Genomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A BGI-Shenzhen official has sent a letter to Complete Genomics CEO Cliff Reid refuting claims made by Illumina last week that were intended to cast doubt on BGI's ability to obtain regulatory clearance for their proposed merger and steer Complete Genomics toward a deal with Illumina instead.

BGI already has an agreement in place to acquire Complete Genomics for $3.15 per share, but it has yet to receive US antitrust clearance.

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