MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Complete Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq:GNOM) ("Complete"), an innovative leader in whole human genomic sequencing, and BGI-Shenzhen ("BGI"), a leading international genomics company based in Shenzhen, China, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Through this agreement, a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of BGI will launch a tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Complete for $3.15 per share in cash, without interest. This price represents approximately a 54% premium to the $2.04 closing price per share of Complete common stock on June 4, 2012, the last trading day prior to Complete's announcement that it was undertaking an evaluation of strategic alternatives to secure the financial resources needed for continued commercialization of its technology.
Complete Genomics And BGI-Shenzhen Announce Definitive Agreement To Merge
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