Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Completes Acquisition of Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISPH)  
5/16/2011 10:07:57 AM

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it is has completed its acquisition of Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing ophthalmic products, for $5.00 per share in cash.