PacBio Agrees To Pay $800M For Omniome To Add Complementary Short-Read Sequencing Platform
Pacific Biosciences has agreed to pay $600m upfront in cash and stock and up $200m in additional milestone payments to acquire Omniome. PacBio also announced a new private placement of common stock to raise $300m.
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