NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences today said that it has signed a definitive agreement with certain investors to raise gross proceeds of around $18.6 million through a private placement of the firm’s shares.
 
The Cambridge, Mass.-based sequencing technology firm said that net proceeds from the offering will be roughly $17.9 million, which it intends to use for working capital and general corporate purposes.
 

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