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Takeda's final offer for Shire PLC stands; £46bn merger creates new top ten pharmaco

Executive Summary

Following over a month of back and forth and four rejected offers, Shire PLC finally accepted a merger bid from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. The deal, which values Shire at about £46bn ($61.2bn; enterprise value of close to $80bn, including net debt), consists of $30.33 in cash and 0.839 of a new Takeda share or 1.678 Takeda ADSs for each outstanding Shire share, for an implied value per Shire share of £49.01 and a total of 44% cash and 56% equity.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Specialty Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Stock
    • Payment Includes Cash

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