Bank of America Merrill Lynch acted as financial advisor to Illumina, and Covington & Burling LLP acted as legal counsel.About Illumina Illumina ( www.illumina.com) is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for large-scale analysis of genetic variation and function. We provide innovative sequencing and array-based solutions for genotyping, copy number variation analysis, methylation studies, gene expression profiling, and low-multiplex analysis of DNA, RNA, and protein. We also provide tools and services that are fueling advances in consumer genomics and diagnostics. Our technology and products accelerate genetic analysis research and its application, paving the way for molecular medicine and ultimately transforming healthcare. Forward-Looking Statements This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements we make regarding the expected impact of synergies and the transaction’s effect on Illumina’s non-GAAP earnings per share. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in any forward-looking statements include challenges inherent in integrating Verinata with our existing operations and the other factors that are detailed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q, or in information disclosed in public conference calls, the date and time of which are released beforehand. We do not intend to update any forward-looking statements after the date of this release. Dilution calculated on non-GAAP basis In estimating future dilution on a non-GAAP basis, Illumina excludes amortization expense related to acquired intangible assets, contingent compensation expense, acquisition related expense, non-cash interest expense associated with the company's convertible debt instruments that may be settled in cash, headquarter relocation expense, costs related to unsolicited tender offer for the company's stock and the double dilution associated with the accounting treatment of the company's 0.625% convertible senior notes outstanding and the corresponding call option overlay.