Sanofi announced today the completion of its acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc. The acquisition further strengthens growth and expansion for the General Medicines portfolio.
Shareholders of Kadmon common stock voted to approve the acquisition at a special meeting of stockholders on November 5, 2021 and will receive $9.50 per share in cash, which represents a total equity value of approximately $1.9 billion (on a fully diluted basis).
Sanofi completed its acquisition of Kadmon through the merger of a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi with and into Kadmon, pursuant to Section 251 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, with Kadmon continuing as the surviving corporation and becoming an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi.
As of November 9, 2021, Kadmon common stock will cease to be traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market and will be subsequently deregistered.
Centerview Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sanofi while Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP acted as legal counsel to Sanofi. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Moelis & Company LLC acted as exclusive financial advisors to Kadmon in the transaction, while DLA Piper LLP (US) acted as legal counsel. H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC acted as capital markets advisor to Kadmon management.