With Illumina Acquisition on Ice, What is Roche's Next Move in the Sequencing Space? | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger and Julia Karow

Following Roche's withdrawal of its tender offer for Illumina last week — after courting the firm's shareholders for almost three months — the Swiss drug and diagnostics developer is left to reconsider its options for expanding its portfolio of sequencing technologies.

While it's possible that Roche may still approach Illumina with another offer over the next year, it appears that the company is also looking for new possibilities.

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