Recipharm commences squeeze-out of Consort Medical shares

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Recipharm announces that it controls approximately 97.9 per cent. of the issued share capital of Consort Medical plc (“Consort”).

Recipharm is today commencing the procedure to compulsorily acquire the remaining Consort shares which it does not already hold or has not already acquired.

 

About Recipharm
Recipharm is a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) in the pharmaceutical industry employing almost 7,000 employees. Recipharm offers manufacturing services of pharmaceuticals in various dosage forms, production of clinical trial material and APIs, and pharmaceutical product development. Recipharm manufactures several hundred different products to customers ranging from big pharma to smaller research and development companies. Recipharm’s turnover is approximately SEK 7.2 billion. The company operates development and manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Recipharm B-share (RECI B) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

For more information on Recipharm and our services, please visit www.recipharm.com

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
This publication is neither an offer to buy or sell nor an invitation to tender or offer to buy or sell shares.

The Offer will be implemented solely by means of the Offer Document and, in respect of Consort Shares held in certificated form, the Form of Acceptance accompanying the Offer Document, which will contain the full terms and conditions of the Offer including details of how to accept the Offer. Any approval, acceptance, decision or other response to the Offer should be made only on the basis of the information in the Offer Document and, in respect of Consort Shares held in certificated form, the Form of Acceptance. Consort Shareholders are strongly advised to read the formal documentation in relation to the Offer and each Consort Shareholder is urged to consult its independent professional adviser immediately regarding the tax consequences to it (or its beneficial owners) of the Offer.

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