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AZ to pay £567mm for Cambridge Antibody Technology

Executive Summary

AstraZeneca has offered to pay £13.20 ($24.96) per share (a 72% premium to the market average) to buy the remaining 80% of Cambridge Antibody Technology Group PLC that it does not already own. It is effectively paying £567mm for the remaining stake, and valuing all of CAT at £702mm, about 4 times the company's 2005 revenues of £194mm.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
      • Antibodies
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Partial Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash

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