Bristol-Myers Squibb to Buy Amylin
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb
In a news release, the companies said Bristol-Myers will pay $31.00 a share in cash for San Diego-based Amylin.
That adds up to about $5.3 billion.
Including Amylin's net debt and a payment obligation to Eli Lilly & Co.
The purchase price offers a 9.9% premium of to Amylin's closing share price Friday of $28.20.
The boards of Bristol-Myers and Amylin have approved the transaction.
In addition, following the consummation of the deal, New York-based Bristol-Myers plans expand its diabetes partnership with AstraZeneca PLC
AstraZeneca will pay Bristol-Myers Squibb approximately $3.4 billion in cash, and the two partners will split profits and losses from the collaboration.
Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb closed Friday up 87 cents at $35.95. Shares of AstraZeneca ended the session up 36 cents at $44.75.