NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI-Shenzhen said late on Wednesday that it has again extended its cash tender offer for Complete Genomics.

The offer is now set to expire midnight EST on Feb. 22. The extension is to allow China's Ministry of Commerce time to approve the deal and China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange to register the transaction, BGI said. It also noted the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday in China, which is set to begin Feb. 9 and end Feb. 15.

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