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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 3, 2013, Immucor, Inc. (the “Company”), entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Gen-Probe Incorporated (“the “Seller”) pursuant to which the Company agreed to purchase all issued and outstanding capital stock of each of Gen-Probe Holdings, Inc. and Gen-Probe GTI Diagnostics Holding Company for a purchase price of $85 million, with the opportunity for the Seller to earn a contingent payment of $10 million if certain financial targets of the business are achieved in calendar year 2013. The cash purchase price is subject to adjustment as described in the Purchase Agreement. The proposed transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.
The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the terms of the Stock Purchase Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 3, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing the execution of the Stock Purchase Agreement. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
* The exhibits referenced in the Stock Purchase Agreement have been omitted in accordance with Item 601(b)(2) of Regulation S-K. A copy of any omitted exhibit will be furnished supplementally to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) upon request.
†Immucor has applied for confidential treatment of certain provisions of this exhibit with the SEC. The confidential portions of this exhibit are marked by an asterisk and have been omitted and filed separately with the SEC pursuant to Immucor’s request for confidential treatment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.