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2013-02-08 16:22:31

FOSTER CITY, CA, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM). On February 8, 2013, a subsidiary of Gilead acquired all of the outstanding common shares of YM pursuant to the terms of a plan of arrangement. As a result, YM has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead and it is anticipated that the common shares of YM will no longer be listed for trading on the...

2013-02-07 08:27:09

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI) (TSX: YM), today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, ended December 31, 2012. During the quarter, YM announced a plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving the Company, Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead") and 3268218 Nova Scotia Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead (the "Purchaser").   Under the Arrangement, the Purchaser will acquire...

2013-02-05 12:27:40

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) (the "Company" or "YM") is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving the Company, Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead") and 3268218 Nova Scotia Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead (the "Purchaser").   Under the Arrangement, the Purchaser will acquire all of the...

2013-01-31 12:28:29

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) (the "Company" or "YM") is pleased to announce that, at the special meeting (the "Meeting") of shareholders of the Company (the "YM Shareholders") held earlier today, the YM Shareholders approved the previously announced plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving the Company, Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead") and 3268218 Nova Scotia Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead (the...

2013-01-18 08:23:27

- U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Canadian Competition Bureau also Clear Plan of Arrangement - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM), today reported that leading proxy advisory firms Institutional Investor Services ("ISS") and Glass, Lewis & Co. ("Glass Lewis") have recommended that shareholders of YM BioSciences Inc. ("YM" or the "Company") vote in favor of the previously announced plan of arrangement under which a wholly...

2012-12-21 12:22:49

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) today announced that the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has granted an interim order, setting, among other things, December 31, 2012 as the record date associated with the previously announced plan of arrangement. Every shareholder of record at the close of business on that day will be entitled to receive notice of and vote at the special meeting of YM shareholders ("Meeting") at which they will be...

2012-12-12 12:25:32

- Adds Selective JAK Inhibitor to Growing Oncology and Inflammation Pipeline - FOSTER CITY, CA AND MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) and YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) announced today that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Gilead will acquire YM for U.S.$2.95 per share in cash.  The transaction has received the unanimous approval of YM's Board of Directors, and values YM at approximately...

2012-12-09 16:20:28

- 68% transfusion independence response rate and 37% durable spleen response rate - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) today reported updated results from the 166 patient Phase I/II study of its JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor, CYT387, for the treatment of myelofibrosis. The results were presented this afternoon in an oral session at the 54(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology underway in Atlanta, Georgia. --...

2012-12-03 16:24:33

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM) today reported that CIMYM BioSciences Inc. has sold its assets relating to nimotuzumab to InnoKeys PTE Ltd., a company based in Singapore, for undisclosed consideration including an immediate US$2 million payment. CIMYM was a joint venture subsidiary 80% owned by YM BioSciences and 20% owned by CIMAB S.A. (representing Centro de Inmunología Molecular, Cuba). CIMAB S.A. has reported it...

2012-11-20 16:29:23

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: YMI, TSX: YM), a drug development company advancing hematology and cancer related products, today announced that Kapil Dhingra has been elected by shareholders to the Company's Board of Directors at YM's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held this afternoon. Dr. Dhingra has 25 years of experience in oncology clinical research and drug development. Previously, Dr. Dhingra held the position of Vice President,...