Roche, Hungry for Ventana, Challenges State Law; Plans to Pursue Shareholders | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — As part of its unsolicited bid to acquire Ventana Medical Systems, Roche has challenged an Arizona state law that would prevent the firm from exercising control over Ventana if it gains a majority stake, according to GenomeWeb Daily News Sister publication BioCommerce Week.
 
In addition, Roche has filed suit in Delaware to remove Ventana’s “poison pill” defense, which would dilute Roche’s holdings if it tries to buy more than 20 percent of the company.
 

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