Allergan (AGN), Vitae Pharma Announce Expiration of HSR Act in Proposed Merger

October 17, 2016 8:11 AM EDT

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Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), has expired with respect to Allergan's pending acquisition of Vitae.

The expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the pending acquisition, which remains subject to other customary closing conditions. Both companies expect the transaction to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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