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Silence Therapeutics to Merge with Intradigm Corp to Create Leading RNAi Therapeutics Company
Date:12/16/2009

ill remain as Chairman of the enlarged company. Philip Haworth, Chief Executive of Intradigm, will become CEO of Silence Therapeutics and Klaus Giese will continue as Chief Scientific Officer of Silence Therapeutics.

The transaction will bring five strategic benefits:

  • A broad platform of technologies capable of addressing the discovery, development and delivery of RNAi therapeutics. The combined companies' capabilities extend to all essential areas for short interfering RNA (siRNA) product development and in particular delivery, but also structure, chemistry and a diverse library of therapeutic siRNA sequences.
  • An advancing pipeline of internal and partnered product candidates. Four of the nine siRNA candidates currently in clinical development globally utilize Silence's technology.
  • A broad intellectual property portfolio, with protection covering all essential areas of RNAi therapeutic development, including target sequences, delivery and siRNA structural features.
  • An expanded scientific team and an experienced group of senior executives and board of directors.
  • Expanded financial support and stability to facilitate new growth opportunities. International shareholder base offers broader access to capital to enable internal growth and provide additional strength for the purpose of negotiating favorable strategic transactions in the sector.

Iain Ross, Chairman of Silence Therapeutics, said: "By bringing together a comprehensive platform of siRNA delivery and development technologies, we believe Silence Therapeutics will be a partner of choice for those seeking to develop RNAi therapeutics. With a strengthened balance sheet, experienced management and extended research capability, Silence Therapeutics is well placed to strike the development deals that will deliver value for shareholders."

Philip Haworth, Chief Executive of Intradigm, said: "We are excited to join forces with Sile
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