Omnicare 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported) July 6, 2005
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On July 6, 2005, Omnicare, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Omnicare), Nectarine Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Omnicare (the Purchaser), and NeighborCare, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation (NeighborCare), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement), pursuant to which Omnicare will offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of NeighborCare common stock (the Offer) at a purchase price of $34.75 per share, net to seller in cash, without interest. The Merger Agreement further provides that, if the Offer is consummated and provided that certain other conditions are satisfied, Purchaser will be merged with and into the NeighborCare, with NeighborCare surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of Omnicare. Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, Omnicare will amend its outstanding Offer on or about July 13, 2005 to reflect the terms of the Merger Agreement. The transaction was unanimously approved by the board of directors of Omnicare and NeighborCare.
The foregoing description of the Merger Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit No. 2.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
On July 7, 2005, Omnicare and NeighborCare issued a press release regarding the execution of the Merger Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: July 7, 2005