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Baker Botts’ Top-Ranked Antitrust Practice Represents PetIQ in Purchase of Capstar from Elanco Animal Health Incorporated


WASHINGTON D.C., January 13, 2020 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that its client PetIQ, Inc. (Nasdaq: PETQ), a leading pet medication and wellness company, has acquired Capstar®, an oral tablet that kills fleas in dogs and cats, from Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) in an all-cash $95 million deal.

To read the full PetIQ, Inc. press release, please click here.

The Baker Botts team was led by Antitrust Group Co-Chair Steve Weissman, assisted by Senior Associate Christine Ryu-Naya. Both are residents in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Mr. Weissman previously served as Deputy Director for the FTC’s Bureau of Competition (2013-2015).

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