Carlyle, GTCR Ink $21.75-Per-Share Buyout Of AMRI

Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Life sciences research and development company Albany Molecular Research Inc. will be bought out by The Carlyle Group and GTCR LLC for $21.75 per share in cash, a 40 percent premium, the firms announced Tuesday.

Based on the 42.93 million shares outstanding disclosed in AMRI's most recent quarterly report, the offer values the company's stock at about $933 million. The deal marks a 40 percent premium to the 60-day weighted average closing price as of April 5, when media reports concerning a potential buyout started to surface, AMRI said.

AMRI, based in Albany, New York, lauded the transaction as a testament to...

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