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深圳华大基因及Complete Genomics获得美国联邦贸易委员会提前终止Hart-Scott-Rodino等侯期
发布日期: 2013-01-10

中国深圳, 2013年1月7日 - 深圳华大基因 (华大基因)及Complete Genomics, Inc (纳斯达克:GNOM) (Complete)今日宣布,美国联邦贸易委员会已经批准提前终止Hart-Scott-Rodino (哈特-斯科特-罗迪诺反垄断改进法规定的法定等候期,批准华大基因于2012年9月15日宣布对Complete发起收购要约的协议及并购计划。

 

华大基因的交易顾问由花旗集团担任,法律顾问为美迈斯律师事务所 (OMelveny & Myers LLP)。Complete的交易顾问为杰富瑞投资银行,法律顾问由瑞生国际律师事务所担任。

 

股东若对此项收购有任何问题、或在出售其流通股的股权方面需要任何帮助,请拨打华大基因信息发布机构Innisfree M&A Incorporated 的免费电话:888 750 5834。

 

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS


Certain statements either contained in or incorporated by reference into this document are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainty. Future events regarding the proposed transactions and both the BGI’s and Complete’s actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the combined companies’ plans following, and the expected completion of, the proposed acquisition. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements and generally include statements that are predictive in nature and depend upon or refer to future events or conditions. Risks and uncertainties include the ability of BGI and Complete to complete the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement, including the parties’ abilities to satisfy the conditions to the consummation of the proposed acquisition; the possibility of any termination of the merger agreement; the timing of the Offer and the subsequent merger; uncertainties as to how many of Complete’s stockholders will tender their shares of common stock in the Offer; the possibility that various other conditions to the consummation of the Offer or the subsequent merger may not be satisfied or waived, including that a governmental entity may prohibit, delay or refuse to grant approval for the consummation of the acquisition; other uncertainties pertaining to the business of Complete or BGI; legislative and regulatory activity and oversight; the continuing global economic uncertainty and other risks detailed in Complete’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) from time to time, including Complete’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and its subsequently filed SEC reports, each as filed with the SEC, which contains and identifies important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The reader is cautioned not to unduly rely on these forward-looking statements. Each of Complete and BGI expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update or revise publicly these forward-looking statements except as required by law.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Complete. BGI and Beta Acquisition Corporation filed a tender offer statement with the SEC on September 25, 2012, and mailed an offer to purchase, forms of letter of transmittal and related documents to Complete’s stockholders. Complete filed a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 with the SEC on September 25, 2012, and mailed the Schedule 14D-9 to Complete’s stockholders . These documents, as they may be amended from time to time, contain important information about the Offer and stockholders of Complete are urged to read them carefully.


Investors may obtain a free copy of these documents and other relevant documents filed with the SEC through the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors and stockholders will be able to obtain free copies of these materials filed by Complete by contacting Investor Relations by telephone at (650) 943-2788, by mail at Complete Genomics, Inc., Investor Relations, 2071 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, or by going to Complete’s Investor Relations page on its corporate website at www.completegenomics.com.