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Matheson advises on the sale of US biotech firm Dyax to UK-listed Shire

AUTHOR(S): Joe Duffy, John Ryan
PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Tax
DATE: 11.11.2015

Matheson advised US biotech firm Dyax on Irish tax matters relating to its US$5.9 billion sale to Shire, the UK-listed pharmaceutical company.  The acquisition is intended to enhance Shire’s position in treating rare genetic diseases.

The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2016.

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