Bionano Genomics’ Acquisition of BioDiscovery

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman advised BioDiscovery on the deal.

BioDiscovery, Inc., a leading software company with best-in-class solutions for analysis, interpretation and reporting of genomics data, signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Bionano Genomics, Inc.

The transaction is expected to accelerate and broaden Bionano’s market leadership in digital cytogenetics and comprehensive genome analysis.

BioDiscovery specializes in delivering superior data analysis, visualization, interpretation and reporting solutions with an emphasis on structural variation. BioDiscovery has been delivering platform-agnostic data interpretation solutions tailored for cytogenomics and molecular pathology labs in genetic disease and cancer research markets globally for over 20 years.

Bionano’s transaction consideration will be up to $100 million, consisting of a combination of cash and equity.

The Pillsbury team was led by Stan Pierson (Picture). In addition to Stan Pierson, the Pillsbury team included Corporate senior associate Drew Simon-Rooke and associates Jasmine Alves, Juan Pablo Cordon and Andrew Clark, Executive Compensation & Benefits counsel Colleen Lamarre, International Trade counsel Matt Rabinowitz, senior counsel George Willman and senior associate Clinton Jang in the area of intellectual property, and Tax partner C. Brian Wainwright and senior counsel Laura Watts.

Involved fees earner: Jasmine Alves – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Andrew Clark – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Juan Pablo Cordon – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Clinton Jang – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Colleen Lamarre – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Stanley Pierson – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Matthew Rabinowitz – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Drew Simon-Rooke – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Brian Wainwright – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Laura Watts – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; George Willman – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Law Firms: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Clients: BioDiscovery, Inc.;

Author: Martina Bellini