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Why Biotech Has Become a Magnet for Investors

This week, a tiny company called Tobira made headlines for its enormously profitable acquisition by pharmaceutical giant, Allergan. In this deal, Allergan will make an upfront payment of $28.35 per share in cash and up to $49.84 per share in Contingent Value Rights (CVRs). Based on their contract, Tobira could receive up to $1.695 billion for the two drugs the company has developed to treat NASH disease.
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