Hologic Completes Sale of LIFECODES to Immucor

                Hologic Completes Sale of LIFECODES to Immucor

PR Newswire

BEDFORD, Mass., March 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,

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.

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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.

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Deborah R. Gordon     Al Kildani
Vice President, Investor Relations       Senior Director,
                                                                      Investor Relations
(781)                                                                 (858) 410-8653
deborah.gordon@hologic.com      al.kildani@hologic.com

SOURCE Hologic, Inc.

Website: http://www.hologic.com
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