Today is a big day for Illumina (ILMN) in its battle to fend off Roche's (RHHBY.PK) $6.7B bid,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Today is a big day for Illumina (ILMN) in its battle to fend off Roche's (RHHBY.PK) $6.7B bid, with shareholders due to vote on new directors at the company's annual meeting. Roche has made six nominations, which would give it control of the board, although three proxy advisory services have backed Illumina's four candidates.