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Hologic Completes Sale of LIFECODES to Immucor
Date:3/22/2013

BEDFORD, Mass., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced that it has successfully completed its sale of the LIFECODES business unit to Immucor, Inc.  

Hologic has received $85 million in cash (adjusted for working capital items) with the opportunity to earn a contingent payment of $10 million based on the achievement of certain financial targets for the calendar year 2013. The closing follows the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.

Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer: This News Release contains forward-looking information that involves risks and uncertainties, including statements about Hologic's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions. Such statements include, without limitation, statements about Hologic's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions, and other statements that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements may contain words such as "expect," "believe," "may," "can," "should," "will," "forecast," "anticipate," or similar expressions (including their use in the negative), and include assumptions that underlie such statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including but not limited to unknown, underestimated or undisclosed commitments or liabilities. The risks included above are not exhaustive. Hologic expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements presented herein to reflect any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statements are based. Certain factors that could adversely affect the Company's business and prospects are described in Hologic's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

About Hologic, Inc.:Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products. The Company operates four core business units focused on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical and skeletal health. With a comprehensive suite of technologies and a robust research and development program, Hologic is committed to improving lives. The Company is headquartered in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.hologic.com.

Hologic and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Hologic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries.Contacts: Deborah R. GordonAl KildaniVice President, Investor RelationsSenior Director, Investor Relations (781) 999-77(858) 410-8653deborah.gordon@hologic.comal.kildani@hologic.com  


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