PerkinElmer Will Acquire Oxford Immunotec Global

PerkinElmer, Inc. announced on January 7 that it will acquire lab diagnostics company Oxford Immunotec Global PLC (OXFD). Under the terms of the acquisition, Oxford Immunotec shareholder will receive USD $22 per share in cash for their stake in the company. The agreement values Oxford Immunotec at around $591 million. This is a 28.3% premium to the closing price of $17.15 on January 5.


Sonal sent an alert to subscribers at 7:00 am on January 7. Oxford Immunotec’s last trade was for $17.29 at the market close on the previous day. The stock price spiked above $21 following the announcement and continued to trade above that level for the remainder of the day. Oxford Immunotec closed at $21.88 with an event-day gain of 26%.


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