Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Reports Waiting Period to Acquire Amylin Pharmaceuticals (AMLN) Expired

August 1, 2012 7:34 AM EDT
Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976, as amended (HSR), for its tender offer for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMLN) (“Amylin”) has expired.

Bristol-Myers Squibb initiated on July 10, 2012, through its wholly-owned subsidiary B&R Acquisition Company, a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Amylin for $31.00 per share.

The expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies one of the conditions to the tender offer, which will expire at 5:00 PM (New York City time) on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, unless extended in accordance with the merger agreement and the applicable rules and regulations of the SEC.

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