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Dade Behring goes public

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Diagnostics firm completes pre-packaged Chapter 11 debt restructuring and enters the public market with a new board of directors Oct. 3. The firm expects to complete Nasdaq registration within six months; common equity initially will be traded over-the-counter, with prices listed in the pink sheets. In August, Dade Behring announced a debt-to-equity swap to cover $1.5 bil. in liabilities for the company, then privately held (1"The Gray Sheet" Aug. 5, 2002, p. 16)...

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