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Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings Successfully Completes Acquisition of Sequenom, Inc.

Type: News Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) (NYSE: LH) today announced the successful completion of the offering period for the cash tender offer by its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Savoy Acquisition Corp. (Purchaser), for all outstanding shares of common stock of Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM) (Sequenom), including the associated preferred stock purchase rights (together with the common stock, the Shares). 

“With the addition of Sequenom, LabCorp is a market leader for non-invasive prenatal testing, women’s health and reproductive genetics,” said David P. King, chairman and chief executive officer of LabCorp. “This strategic acquisition also expands our reach both domestically and internationally and furthers our mission to improve health and improve lives around the globe.”