WASHINGTON, D.C., May 13, 2020 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that its client, Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), has signed a definitive agreement with Virbac (NYSE Euronext:VIRP) under which Merck Animal Health would acquire for $400 million the U.S. rights to SENTINEL FLAVOR TABS and SENTINEL SPECTRUM Chews in the Companion Animal category. The transaction is expected to close by mid-year 2020, subject to antitrust clearance and other customary closing conditions. Merck Animal Health’s press release can be found here.
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