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Shire pays €428mm for public GI play Movetis

Executive Summary

In a move to enhance its gastrointestinal portfolio, specialty pharmaco Shire PLC is acquiring public Belgian firm Movetis NV, a Johnson & Johnson spin-off, paying €19 ($24.79) in cash (a 100% premium) for each of Movetis' 21mm outstanding shares. Including outstanding warrants, the value of the deal is €428mm.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash

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