Fluidigm: Entry Into A Material Definitive Agreement

The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

On January 29, 2014, Fluidigm Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Piper Jaffray & Co. (the “Underwriter”) to issue and sell $175.0 million aggregate principal amount of 2.75% Convertible Senior Notes due February 1, 2034 (the “Notes”) in a public offering pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-193624) and a related prospectus, including the related prospectus supplement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Offering”). In addition, the Company granted the Underwriter an option to purchase, for a period of 30 calendar days from January 29, 2014, up to an additional $26.25 million aggregate principal amount of Notes to cover overallotments. The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the Offering will be approximately $168.5 million, or approximately $194.0 million if the Underwriter exercises in full its option to purchase the additional Notes, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses. The Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

The Notes will be issued pursuant to an indenture to be entered into with U.S. Bank, National Association, as trustee.

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.

The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here. Fluidigm Corporation next reports earnings on February 10, 2014.

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