2:00 PM New York – Pfizer agreed to acquire prostate-cancer drug maker Medivation for $14 billion in cash. Intersil surged on the news that Renesas Electronics Corp is in final stages of negotiations to acquire the company for about $3 billion. CST Brands agreed to be acquired by Canada-based Couche-Tard for $4.4 billion.
Tollbooth Index fell 20.89 or 0.2% to 11,100.27.
CST Brands Inc
) rose 7 cents to $47.58 after the Canada-based retail gas stations operator Parkland Fuel Corporation signed an agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc to acquire fuel convenience stores operator for $48.53 per share in cash or $4.4 billion.
The transaction is expected to close in early 2017.
) surged 20.6% or $3.21 to $18.86 after the Nikkei business daily reported that the domestic semiconductor maker Renesas Electronics Corp is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire the U.S.-based integrated circuits maker for as much as $2.99 billion or 300 billion yen.
Renesas is expected to finalize the preliminary deal as early as this month.
) rose 3 cents to $35.01 after the healthcare products maker offered to acquire prostate-cancer drug maker Medivation Inc for $81.50 per share in cash or $14 billion.
The offer is significantly higher than $52.50 initial offer from Sanofi SA in April.
Medivation’s Xtandi drug reported yearly sales of about $2 billion and second-quarter net sales in the U.S. were $330.3 million.
Medivation Inc stocks surged 19.8% to $80.49.