POTENTIAL DEAL DETAILS
|Stock||Acceleron Pharma Inc.||Symbol||XLRN|
|Date of Confirmation:||09/30/2021||Price 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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