According to Bloomberg, Acceleron Pharma (XLRN) is in advanced talks for a sale

  • September 27, 2021


StockAcceleron Pharma Inc.SymbolXLRN
Date Announced09/27/2021Source Bloomberg
TypeNews Report
Date of Confirmation: 09/30/2021Price at Confirmation: $175.02
Potential Profit: 0.08%Annualized Profit: 9.74%

Drugmaker Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) is in advanced discussions to be acquired by a large pharmaceutical company for about $180 a share in cash, according to people familiar with the matter.


September 27, 2021: Merck & Co (MRK) is in advanced talks to acquire drugmaker Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN).

September 30, 2021: Merck (MRK) and Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN), a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Merck, through a subsidiary, will acquire Acceleron for $180 per share in cash for an approximate total equity value of $11.5 billion.

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