TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Holland
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Diagnostics & Imaging Week;6/7/2007, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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25383118

 

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