With the exception of the CBFA, no governmental or other authority in any other jurisdiction has approved the prospectus, the tender offer or the squeeze-out. The tender offer is made only in Belgium. Neither this announcement nor the prospectus constitutes an offer to buy or to sell, or a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction to buy or sell, any security where such an offering or solicitation is not permitted or is unlawful. No action has or will be taken outside Belgium to enable a public offer in any jurisdiction where action would be required for that purpose. Neither the prospectus, nor the acceptance forms or exercise form, or other information relevant to the tender offer in Belgium may be supplied to the public in any jurisdiction outside Belgium where a registration or other obligation may be required with regard to a public offer to buy or sell securities. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of applicable financial laws and regulations in other jurisdictions. Shire explicitly declines any liability for breach of these restrictions by any person.
Notes to editors
Shire's strategic goal is to become the leading specialty
biopharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist
physician. Shire focuses its business on attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD), human genetic therapies (HGT) and gastrointestinal (GI)
diseases as well as opportunities in other therapeutic areas to the extent
they arise through acquisitions. Shire's in-licensing, merger and acquisition
efforts are focused on products in specialist markets with strong
intellectual property protection and global rights. Shire believes that a
carefully selected and balanced portfolio of products with strategically
aligned and relatively small-scale sales forces will deliver stro
|SOURCE Shire plc|
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