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Shire plc - Statement re: Media Speculation
Date:7/11/2014

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


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Shire plc ("Shire" or the "Company") (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) notes the Bloomberg article this afternoon.  Shire confirms it has held a meeting with representatives of AbbVie.

This statement is being made by Shire without the prior agreement or approval of AbbVie.

A further update will be made when appropriate.  Shareholders are strongly advised to take no action in relation to AbbVie's proposal.  There can be no certainty that any firm offer will be made nor as to the terms on which any firm offer might be made.

A copy of this announcement will be available at http://www.shire.com.  The content of the website referred to in this announcement is not incorporated into and does not form part of this announcement.

Notes to editors 

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Our strategy is to focus on developing and marketing innovative specialty medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs.

We focus on providing treatments in Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, Gastrointestinal, and Internal Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas, such as Ophthalmology.

http://www.shire.com

 

CONTACTS 

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FTI Consulting (Media Adviser to the Company) 

Andrew Lorenz (London)

+44-77-7564-1807

Ben Atwell (London)

+44-20-3727-1000

David B. Roady (New York)

+1-212-850-5600

Robert Stanislaro (New York)

+1-212-850-5600



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