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Slide #94. AstraZeneca Omthera

Acquirer: AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:AZN)
Acquiree: Omthera
Details: Omthera Pharmaceuticals and AstraZeneca announced today that the companies entered into a merger agreement under which AstraZeneca will acquire all of the outstanding stock of Omthera for an upfront payment of $12.70 in cash per share, approximately $323 million aggregate value ($260 million after subtracting cash), plus a contingent value right for up to $4.70 per share, equaling approximately $120 million and for a total value of up to $443 million. Covington & Burling LLP advised Omthera on the transaction.

AstraZeneca is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is engaged in biopharmaceutical business. Co. focuses on three main therapy areas: oncology - aims to change the practice of medicine and transform the lives of patients living with cancer; cardiovascular, renal & metabolism includes treatment of four interrelated conditions - cardiovascular disease, heart failure, metabolic and renal diseases; and respiratory and immunology - aims to transform the treatment of asthma and COPD by eliminating preventable asthma attacks across disease severities and removing COPD as a cause of death through earlier, biology-led treatment.

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Company Name: 
AstraZeneca Plc
Website: 
www.astrazeneca.com
Sector: 
Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
Number of ETFs Holding AZN: 
10
Total Market Value Held by ETFs: 
$128.76M
Total Market Capitalization: 
$27.00B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs: 
0.48%
 

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