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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Biotech Cytokinetics (CYTK) Weighs Options After Receiving Takeover Interest

  • November 1, 2023


Date Announced10/31/2023Source Bloomberg
TypeNews Report

According to Bloomberg, Cytokinetics (CYTK), a late-stage biotech firm developing cardiovascular treatments, is exploring options after receiving takeover interest.

Cytokinetics Investor Relations


January 8, 2024: According to WSJ, Novartis (NOVN) is close to clinching an acquisition of Cytokinetics (CYTK).

January 11, 2024: According to Reuters, Novartis has backed away from its pursuit of Cytokinetics (CYTK).

February 13, 2024: At the Oppenheimer conference, CEO Robert Blum said the company is not conducting a sales process.

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