By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche has extended its $5.7 billion hostile takeover bid for Illumina for another month at the same price, the company said today.

Roche's offer for Illumina, at $44.50 per share, was set to expire on March 23. The company has now extended it to April 20 at 6 pm EDT, keeping all terms and conditions the same. This is the second time Roche has prolonged the offer, which originally expired Feb. 24.

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