A report from a newspaper in Switzerland indicates Roche (RHHBY.OB) is close to striking a deal...

|About: Roche Holding Ltd ADR (RHHBY)|By:, SA News Editor

A report from a newspaper in Switzerland indicates Roche (RHHBY.OB) is close to striking a deal to buy Illumina (ILMN) for $66 a share. The $8.1B acquisition could be announced next month, although some analysts remain skeptical it will fly. ILMN +7.9% premarket to $56.25.