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Advanced Accelerator Applications Announces Commencement of Novartis Tender Offer
AAA today announced that a direct and indirect subsidiary of Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS), Novartis Groupe France S.A., a société anonyme organized under the laws of France (“Purchaser”), has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares, nominal value €0.10 per share (each, an “Ordinary Share,” and collectively, the “Ordinary Shares”), including Ordinary Shares represented by American Depositary Shares (each of which represents two Ordinary Shares) (each, an “ADS,” and collectively, the “ADSs,” and, together with the Ordinary Shares, the “Company Shares”), of AAA, for a price of US $41.00 per Ordinary Share and US $82.00 per ADS, in each case, payable net to the seller thereof in cash, without interest, less any withholding taxes that may be applicable (the “Offer”). The Offer is being made upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated December 7, 2017 (the “Offer to Purchase”), the accompanying Ordinary Share Acceptance Form and ADS Letter of Transmittal, and pursuant to the terms of the previously announced Memorandum of Understanding, dated as of October 28, 2017, by and between Novartis and AAA, as amended on December 5, 2017 (the “MoU”).
Advanced Accelerator Applications Board of Directors Recommends $3.9 Billion All Cash Tender Offer by Novartis
AAA today announced that its Board of Directors, following the completion of the information and consultation of the Company’s works council, has (i) determined that the transactions contemplated in the Memorandum of Understanding entered into with Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS) on October 28, 2017, including the cash tender offer described in the subsequent paragraph, are (x) consistent with and will further the business objectives and goals of the Company, (y) advisable and (z) in the best interests of the Company, its stockholders, other stakeholders and its employees, (ii) approved and adopted the transactions contemplated by the MoU and (iii) determined to recommend that the Company’s stockholders support the offer, accept the offer and tender their shares in the offer.
Advanced Accelerator Applications Reports 39% Sales Growth for Third Quarter 2017
AAA today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Total sales for the third quarter of 2017 were €37.2 million (US$43.9 million), a 39% increase compared to €26.7 million (US$31.5 million) in the third quarter of 2016.
2018 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium
Advanced Accelerator Applications Announces $3.9 Billion All Cash Proposed Tender Offer by Novartis
AAA today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Novartis, pursuant to which Novartis proposes to make a cash tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares of AAA, including shares represented by American Depositary Shares (the “ADSs”), for $41 per ordinary share and $82 per ADS (each representing 2 ordinary shares), in a transaction that is valued at approximately $3.9 billion.
Advanced Accelerator Applications Announces European Approval of Lutetium (177Lu) Oxodotreotide (Lutathera®) for Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine (GEP-NET) Tumors – Completes First Theragnostic Radiopharmaceutical Pairing in Oncology
AAA today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved the marketing authorization of lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera®) for “the treatment of unresectable or metastatic, progressive, well differentiated (G1 and G2), somatostatin receptor positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) in adults.” This approval allows for the marketing of lutetium (177Lu) oxodotreotide (Lutathera®) in all 28 European Union member states, as well as Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein.