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Biotechnology M&A image Biotechnology M&A » By The Online Investor Staff, updated Tue., Apr. 20, 3:41 AM Recent mergers and acquisitions in the Biotechnology M&A category.

Slide #75. Gilead Sciences, Inc. YM BioSciences Inc.

Acquirer: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Acquiree: YM BioSciences Inc. (YMI)
Details: Gilead Sciences, Inc. and YM BioSciences Inc. announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Gilead will acquire YM for U.S.$2.95 per share in cash. The transaction has received the unanimous approval of YM's Board of Directors, and values YM at approximately U.S.$510 million, with YM reporting C$125.5 million in cash and cash equivalents as of September 30, 2012. Gilead plans to fund the acquisition with cash on hand. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013.

Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines. Co.'s primary areas of focus include viral diseases, inflammatory diseases and oncology. Co.'s products include: Biktarvy® for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in certain patients; Veklury® (remdesivir), for the treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 requiring hospitalization; Epclusa® for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection; Vemlidy® for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with compensated liver disease; Yescarta® (axicabtagene ciloleucel) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma.

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Gilead Sciences is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes medicines. Co.'s primary areas of focus include viral diseases, inflammatory diseases and oncology. Co.'s products include: Biktarvy® for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in certain patients; Veklury® (remdesivir), for the treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 requiring hospitalization; Epclusa® for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection; Vemlidy® for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with compensated liver disease; Yescarta® (axicabtagene ciloleucel) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma.

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Company Name: 
Gilead Sciences Inc
Stock buyback: 
GILD buyback
Website: 
www.gilead.com
Sector: 
Biotechnology
Number of ETFs Holding GILD: 
125
Total Market Value Held by ETFs: 
$11.65B
Total Market Capitalization: 
$82.65B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 
14.10%
Company Name: 
YM Biosciences Inc
Website: 
www.ymbiosciences.com
Sector: 
Biotechnology
 

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