NEW YORK & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) and Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TPTX) (“Turning Point”) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”), and the receipt of merger control clearance from the Federal Cartel Office of Germany (“FCO”), in connection with the previously announced offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of Turning Point at a price of $76.00 per share in an all-cash transaction for total consideration of approximately $4.1 billion. The expiration of the HSR Act waiting period occurred at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 15, 2022, and the FCO clearance was received on August 15, 2022. The Offer expired at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 15, 2022 (the “Expiration Time”), and the Offer was not extended.
Equiniti Trust Company, the depositary for the Offer, has advised that, as of the Expiration Time, approximately 41,896,678 shares of common stock were validly tendered, and not validly withdrawn pursuant to Offer, representing approximately 84% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock.
The parties expect the transaction to close on August 17, 2022, promptly following the acceptance of all shares of common stock validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the Offer.
Turning Point shareholders can direct questions regarding the Offer to MacKenzie Partners, Inc., the information agent for the Offer, toll free, at 1-800-322-2885.
About Bristol Myers Squibb
Bristol Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. For more information about Bristol Myers Squibb, visit us at BMS.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
About Turning Point Therapeutics Inc.
Turning Point Therapeutics is a clinical-stage precision oncology company with a pipeline of investigational drugs designed to address key limitations of existing cancer therapies. The company’s lead drug candidate, repotrectinib, is a next-generation kinase inhibitor targeting the ROS1 and TRK oncogenic drivers of non-small cell lung cancer and advanced solid tumors. Repotrectinib, which is being studied in a registrational Phase 2 study in adults and a Phase 1/2 study in pediatric patients, has shown antitumor activity and durable responses among kinase inhibitor treatment-naïve and pre-treated patients. The company’s pipeline of precision oncology drug candidates is being studied across a variety of solid tumors. The company is driven to develop therapies that mark a turning point for patients in their cancer treatment. For more information, visit www.tptherapeutics.com.
Additional Information about the Offer and Where to Find It
This communication is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell securities, nor is it a substitute for the tender offer materials that Bristol Myers Squibb and Rhumba Merger Sub Inc. (“Offeror”) filed with the SEC. At the time the tender offer was commenced, Bristol Myers Squibb caused Offeror to file a tender offer statement on Schedule TO and Turning Point filed a recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9. INVESTORS AND TURNING POINT’S STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO READ THE TENDER OFFER STATEMENT AND THE RELATED SOLICITATION/ RECOMMENDATION STATEMENT ON SCHEDULE 14D-9 FILED BY TURNING POINT WITH THE SEC, AS AMENDED OR SUPPLEMENTED FROM TIME TO TIME, BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED BY TURNING POINT’S INVESTORS BEFORE ANY DECISION IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO THE TENDER OFFER. These documents are available at no charge on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. In addition, a copy of the offer to purchase, letter of transmittal and certain other related tender offer documents may be obtained free of charge at www.bms.com or by directing a request to Bristol Myers Squibb, Office of the Corporate Secretary, 430 East 29th Street, 14th Floor, New York, New York 10154-0037. A copy of the tender offer statement and the solicitation/recommendation statement are made available to all stockholders of Turning Point free of charge at www.tptherapeutics.com.
In addition to the offer to purchase, the related letter of transmittal and certain other offer documents, as well as the solicitation/recommendation statement, Bristol Myers Squibb and Turning Point file annual, quarterly and special reports, proxy statements and other information with the SEC. You may read any reports, statements or other information filed by Bristol Myers Squibb or Turning Point with the SEC at no charge on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.