Roche Set To Buy United States Biotech Firm InterMune For $8.3 Billion

By: | August 25th, 2014

There is yet another multibillion-dollar deal in a consolidating pharmaceutical sector, as Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy United States biotech company InterMune Inc for $8.3 billion in cash.

Announced this past Sunday, Swiss company Roche will pay $74.00 a share for InterMune, a premium of 38 percent to the closing price on Aug. 22.

It will be interesting to see how this move pans out for Roche moving forward.

Marshall Smith

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