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Shire to Enter European ADHD Market With the Acquisition of EQUASYM(R) IR and XL
Date:2/20/2009

we can offer innovative treatments for adults and children with ADHD."

Shire will make a cash payment to UCB of EUR55 million for the acquisition of global rights (ex-USA, Canada and Barbados) on completion of the transaction. The acquisition is expected to be earnings neutral for 2009 and accretive from 2010 on a Non GAAP basis. In addition, small milestone payments may become payable in 2009 and 2010 if certain net sales targets are met. The acquisition is subject to standard closing conditions.

About ADHD

ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. Worldwide prevalence of ADHD is estimated at 5.3 percent (with large variability), according to a comprehensive systematic review of this topic published in 2007 in the American Journal of Psychiatry. In the United States, approximately 7.8 percent of all school-aged children, or about 4.4 million children aged 4 to 17 years, have been diagnosed with ADHD at some point in their lives, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The disorder is also estimated to affect 4.4 percent of US adults aged 18-44 (~ 9.8 million) based on results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication.

ADHD is a psychiatric behavioral disorder that manifests as a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than is typically observed in individuals at a comparable level of development. The specific aetiology of ADHD is unknown and there is no single diagnostic test for this syndrome. Adequate diagnosis requires the use of medical and special psychological, educational and social resources, utilizing diagnostic criteria such as Diagnostic and Statistical Manual(TM)-IV (DSM-IV) or International Classification of Diseases 10 (ICD-10).

Although there is no "cure" for ADHD, there are accepted treatments that specifically target it
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