PDL BioPharma to Exchange Approximately 80% of Convertible Notes Due 2021 and 2024
"We believe that the exchange of these notes is an important first step in executing on the strategy announced earlier this week to monetize our assets and return value to our shareholders," said Dominique Monnet, president and CEO of PDL. "Reducing the aggregate
The 2021 Notes will be exchanged for an aggregate
In connection with the exchange transactions,
In connection with the partial unwinding of the capped call agreements, the Company has entered into an agreement with
The transactions are subject to customary closing conditions and are expected to close on or before
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