(Reuters) – Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings said it would buy Sequenom Inc, a maker of non-invasive prenatal tests for reproductive health, for about $371 million, including debt. The $2.40 per share cash offer, which has a total equity value of $302 million, represents a 182% premium to Sequenom’s Tuesday close. Sequenom’s shares rose 177% […]
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The San Diego-based company develops molecular diagnostics technologies for "translational research, oncology, agricultural genomics and in vitro diagnostics for prenatal and retinal disorders," according to its website.