GW Pharmaceuticals to be Acquired by Jazz Pharmaceuticals
April 23, 2021
https://ir.gwpharm.com/news-releases/ne ... ition-jazz
LONDON and DUBLIN, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GW Pharmaceuticals [maker of Sativex] plc (Nasdaq: GWPH) (GW) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) (Jazz) today announced that GW’s shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of GW by a subsidiary of Jazz (or its nominee(s)) at the GW shareholder meetings held today. The proposals required to be approved by GW’s shareholders in order to complete the acquisition were each approved. In addition, the non-binding, advisory proposal to approve certain compensation arrangements for GW’s named executive officers was approved. Detailed information regarding the results will be made available by GW in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
All shareholder and regulatory approvals required for the acquisition have now been obtained. Completion of the acquisition remains subject to the sanction by the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (Court) and other customary closing conditions. The Court hearing to sanction the acquisition is currently scheduled for May 5, 2021, and the completion of the acquisition is expected to occur shortly thereafter.