Shire extends offer for ViroPharma

|About: Shire PLC (SHPG)|By:, SA News Editor

Shire (SHPG) has extended its $4.2B bid to acquire ViroPharma (VPHM) until until midnight ET on Thursday January 9 from yesterday at 6 pm.

As of the first deadline, ViroPharma investors representing 76% of shares had tendered their stocks. (PR)