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Merz Pharma Group Obtains HSR Clearance in Connection with BioForm Medical, Inc. Tender Offer  
2/3/2010 10:21:14 AM

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merz Pharma Group today announced that it has been granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with the previously announced US$5.45 per share cash tender offer made by Merz GmbH & Co. KGaA (“Merz”) and its acquisition subsidiary to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of BioForm Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFRM). The tender offer will expire on February 12, 2010 at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, unless extended.
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