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Baked-In Goodness: Shire Buys New River for $2.6 Billion

Executive Summary

Shire's $2.6 billion all-cash acquisition of its Vyvanse partner New River Pharmaceuticals is no surprise. The original deal signed by the companies in 2005 engineered Shire's motivation to buy New River in the event Vyvanse became a success. New River's unusually consolidated ownership allowed it to remain independent until the eve of Vyvanse's approval and secure a top-drawer takeout valuation.

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