Merus Labs and Norgine Enter into a Definitive Arrangement Agreement
Norgine to acquire all outstanding shares of Merus for $1.65 per share in cash
TORONTO and AMSTERDAM, May 11, 2017 - Merus Labs International Inc. ("Merus" or the "Company") TSX: MSL, NASDAQ: MSLI and Norgine B.V. ("Norgine") announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") under which Norgine will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Merus for $1.65 per share in cash including the assumption of all debt obligations, for a total enterprise value of approximately $342 million (the "Arrangement"). The transaction will be financed through a combination of available cash and new credit facilities that Norgine has secured prior to executing the Arrangement. The transaction price of $1.65 per share represents a premium of 63.4% to the closing price of $1.01 on the TSX on May 10, 2017 and a premium of 55.1% over the 30-day volume weighted average price of $1.06 on the TSX.
- Published: 11 May 2017
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