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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 01/10/2020 (Notice of voluntarily dismissal)

Filing Date: September 30, 2019

According to the Complaint, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on transforming migraine treatment through the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel
therapeutic antibodies.

This action stems from a proposed transaction announced on September 16, 2019, pursuant to which Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. will be acquired by H. Lundbeck A/S.

On September 16, 2019, Alder’s Board of Directors caused the Company to enter into an agreement and plan of merger with Lundbeck.

On September 23, 2019, Defendants filed a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Proposed Transaction. The Complaint alleges that the Solicitation Statement omits material information with respect to the Proposed Transaction, which renders the Solicitation Statement false and misleading.

This case was voluntarily dismissed on January 10, 2020.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Biotechnology & Drugs
Headquarters: United States


Ticker Symbol: ALDR
Company Market: NASDAQ
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: D. Delaware
DOCKET #: 19-CV-01838
JUDGE: Hon. Maryellen Noreika
DATE FILED: 09/30/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 09/30/2019
  1. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. (Wilmington)
  2. RM Law, P.C. (Berwyn)
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