Allergan acquires Repros Therapeutics

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Published 13 December 2017

Repros Therapeutics has entered into a definitive agreement under which Allergan, through a subsidiary, will acquire Repros for a cash payment of $0.67 per share.

The Company’s Board of Directors has unanimously approved the transaction.  

Under the terms of the merger agreement, a subsidiary of Allergan will commence a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Repros common stock for $0.67 per share.  The closing of the tender offer is subject to customary closing conditions, including the tender of a majority of the outstanding shares of Repros common stock. 

The merger agreement contemplates that Allergan, through its subsidiary, will acquire any shares of Repros that are not tendered into the offer through a second-step merger, which will be completed as soon as practicable following the closing of the tender offer.  Pending approvals, Repros anticipates the transaction will close during the first quarter of 2018.

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is serving as exclusive financial advisor to Repros, and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is serving as Repros’ legal counsel. Covington & Burling LLP is serving as Allergan’s legal counsel.

Repros Therapeutics focuses on the development of small molecule drugs for major unmet medical needs that treat male and female reproductive disorders.

Source: Company Press Release

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