GlaxoSmithKline Further Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Genelabs Technologies, Inc.
In addition, GSK eliminated the alternative for delivery of shares pursuant to notices of guaranteed delivery. Accordingly, the depositary for the tender offer will no longer accept any notices of guaranteed delivery with respect to the tender offer.
The depositary for the tender offer has advised GSK that as of 12:00 midnight,
The tender offer is conditioned upon, at the expiration of the offer, there having been validly tendered and not withdrawn that number of shares which, together with the number of shares, if any, then beneficially owned by GSK and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, constitutes at least 90 percent of the total number of the then-outstanding Genelabs shares on a fully diluted basis. The expiration date for the tender offer is being extended to allow time for additional shareholders to tender their shares to satisfy the 90 percent tender condition.
The tender offer was commenced on
All other terms and conditions of the tender offer remain the same. The terms and conditions of the tender offer are set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated
Questions and requests for assistance may be directed to the Information Agent for the tender offer, MacKenzie Partners, Inc., at (212) 929-5500 or (800) 322-2885 (toll free).
GlaxoSmithKline - one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies - is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Genelabs. The solicitation and the tender offer to buy shares of Genelabs is only being made pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and related materials that GSK, SmithKline Beecham Corporation and Gemstone Acquisition Corporation filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on
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SOURCE GlaxoSmithKline plc
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