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Versicor merges with Biosearch Italia in $234mm stock swap

Executive Summary

Anti-infectives specialist Versicor plans to acquire antibiotic developer Biosearch Italia in a stock-for-stock transaction totaling about Euro236mm ($234.3mm). Versicor will issue 1.77 shares of its own stock (worth $19.27) for each Biosearch outstanding share, a 38% premium over market average.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Stock

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