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BGI Shenzhen Buys Complete Genomics of the US for $117 Million

publication date: Sep 17, 2012
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China’s BGI, the world’s largest sequencing company, paid $117 million to buy Complete Genomics, a California-based gene sequencing company. Complete Genomics owns a platform technology for sequencing whole human genomes. Although scientists appreciated the quality and completeness of Complete Genomics’ work, competitors could supply adequate amounts of information at a lower price. As a result, the company put itself up for sale at the beginning of the summer. By purchasing Complete Genomics, BGI has acquired another platform, and it has also extended its footprint in the US. More details....

Stock Symbol: (NSDQ: GNOM)

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