Omnicare Completes Submission Of Documents And Data To The FTC

COVINGTON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 4, 2005--Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) today announced that on Friday, April 1, 2005, Omnicare completed the submission of the documents and data requested by the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under its Request for Additional Information under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976. The requested documents and data relate to Omnicare’s tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of the common stock of NeighborCare, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCRX). Under an agreement with the FTC, Omnicare will not seek to close the NeighborCare transaction for fifty-five days after submission of the requested documents and data, which, based upon Friday’s submission, is May 27, 2005.