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Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc.
Date:1/15/2014

DUBLIN, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that it has waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) approval condition to the announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).  

As a result of the waiver, the transaction is no longer conditional on OFT approval, and Shire expects to complete the tender offer on January 24, 2014 following the currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the satisfaction of all of the remaining conditions to the tender offer.  The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) expired on December 10, 2013.  

The tender offer is scheduled to expire at midnight, New York City time, on Thursday, January 23, 2014 (one minute after 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on January 23, 2014).

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 provide treatments in Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, Gastrointestinal, Internal Medicine and Regenerative Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas.

http://www.shire.com


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This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell ViroPharma common stock. The offer to buy ViroPharma common stock is being made pursuant to a tender offer statement (including the offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and other related t
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