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2014-08-18 12:26:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Lysosomal Storage Diseases Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The term lysosomal storage diseases refers to a group of rare inherited disorders caused by the deficiency of lysosomal enzymes, activator proteins, proteins required for normal post-translational modification of lysosomal enzymes or proteins required for intracellular...

2014-07-25 08:25:24

- Reports Second-Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.82, Above Previous Guidance Range of $0.75 to $0.77 (Reports GAAP EPS of $0.68) NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30,...

2014-07-23 08:30:41

Strengthens Leadership Position in Treatments for Hunter syndrome and Commitment to MPS II Patient Community LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, and ArmaGen, a US privately held biotechnology company, today announced a worldwide licensing and collaboration agreement for AGT-182, an investigational enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for the potential treatment of both the...

2014-07-23 08:30:28

ArmaGen to Receive up to Approximately $225 Million Including Initial Upfront Payment of $15 Million in Cash and Equity, an Additional Equity Investment, R&D Funding, Development and Sales Milestones, in Addition to Future Royalties CALABASAS, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArmaGen, a privately held biotechnology company focused on developing revolutionary therapies to treat severe neurological disorders, announced today that it has entered into a worldwide licensing and...

2014-07-18 08:23:58

Infographic containing information about the recommended combination of AbbVie Inc. ("AbbVie") with Shire plc ("Shire") NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 18, 2014, AbbVie issued an infographic highlighting AbbVie and Shire's complementary fit and the benefits of the proposed combination. A copy of the infographic materials will be available on AbbVie's website at: http://www.abbvieinvestor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=251551&p=irol-disclaimer-documents In...

2014-07-17 16:25:39

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced top-line results from two Phase 4 efficacy and safety studies of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) compared with Concerta (methylphenidate HCl) with a placebo reference arm in adolescents aged 13-17 diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In SPD489-406, the forced-dose titration study, Vyvanse was found to be statistically superior to...

2014-07-14 04:21:21

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. This announcement does not constitute an announcement of a firm intention to make an offer under Rule 2.7 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. Shire plc ("Shire" or the...

2014-07-11 16:23:19

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not for release, publication or distribution (in whole or in part) in, into or from any jurisdiction where to do so would constitute a violation of the relevant laws of such jurisdiction. 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...

2014-07-08 12:28:13

DUBLIN, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. Shire plc ("Shire" or the "Company") (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) notes the announcement by AbbVie Inc. ("AbbVie") of a revised conditional non-binding proposal for a cash and share offer for Shire, comprising...

2014-06-30 04:21:31

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc ("Shire" or the "Company") (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces that its Canadian subsidiary(1) has received assessments from the Canadian revenue authorities, entitling it to total cash refunds equivalent to US$410 million(2). Following receipt of the assessments(3), the Company has recorded a net credit to income taxes amounting to US$216 million. This income tax credit will be excluded from Non GAAP income, and will not...


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