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J&J buying Scios for $2.69bn cash

Executive Summary

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to acquire Scios Inc. (public biotech; cardiovascular and autoimmune therapeutics) for $2.69bn (or $2.4bn, net of Scios's cash). Scios stockowners will receive $45 for each common share they hold, a 35% premium to the market average in the period before the negotiations were first rumored.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash

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