Qiagen to acquire Digene via cash and stock deal worth $1.6 billion

Johnson, Holland
June 2007
Diagnostics & Imaging Week;6/7/2007, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p1
The article announces the plan of genetic testing equipment manufacturer Qiagen to acquire Digene. Qiagen will acquire Digene through a cash and stock deal amounting to $1.6 billion. Under the deal, shareholders of Qiagen will own 78 percent of the combine company, while Digene shareholders will own 22 percent.


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