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King to buy Medco Research in $314mm stock swap

Executive Summary

King Pharmaceuticals (niche pharmaceuticals) is buying Medco Research (adenosine-based therapeutics) in a stock swap, pooling of interest transaction that values Medco at $314mm. Each Medco common share will be exchanged for King common worth $30, a (pr)12% premium to the market average. Terms include a collar, and the ratio will be adjusted if King's trading price falls below $33 or above $49.87.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Stock

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