Pfizer Inc. Obtains Clearance from Federal Cartel Office of Germany for Acquisition of All Outstanding Shares of Encysive Pharmaceuticals; "Regulatory Condition'' Now Satisfied

Published: Mar 28, 2008

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) announced today that it has obtained clearance from the Federal Cartel Office of Germany (FCO) in connection with the tender offer by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Explorer Acquisition Corp., to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ENCY) at a purchase price of $2.35 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest thereon and less any required withholding taxes.

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