Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K



Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2012



Illumina, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(Commission File Number)


Delaware   33-0804655
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, CA 92122

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

(858) 202-4500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

On November 16, 2012, Illumina, Inc. confirmed that it is “Party H” as named in the Schedule 14D-9 (and related amendments) filed by Complete Genomics, Inc. in connection with the tender offer by Beta Acquisition Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“Purchaser”) and a wholly owned subsidiary of BGI-Shenzhen, a company organized under the laws of the People’s Republic of China (together with Purchaser, “BGI”), to purchase all of the outstanding common stock of Complete Genomics. Illumina further confirmed that it submitted proposals to acquire Complete Genomics on the terms disclosed by Complete Genomics in its Schedule 14D-9 (and related amendments). Illumina’s most recent proposal, submitted on November 5, 2012, included the following terms:



a per share cash purchase price of $3.30, which represented approximately a 5% premium over the consideration offered by BGI;



financed with cash-on-hand; and



without any condition for further due diligence.


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.


Date: November 16, 2012     By:   /s/ Christian G. Cabou

Christian G. Cabou

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary