ICOS Corporation Special Meeting Adjourned And Scheduled To January 25, 2007

Published: Dec 19, 2006

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ICOS Corporation (NASDAQ: ICOS) announced that its special meeting of shareholders, held today, was adjourned and has been scheduled to January 25, 2007, to give shareholders time to evaluate and vote on the revised Agreement and Plan of Merger, which was announced yesterday. The revised Agreement and Plan of Merger provides that Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of ICOS for a purchase price of $34 per share in cash, increased from the previous $32 per share. A new proxy statement will be distributed to shareholders that will include a description of the amended agreement, a copy of Merrill Lynch’s fairness opinion and related disclosures.

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