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Sanofi Claims Genzyme With $20.1 Billion Upfront And CVRs

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Sanofi-Aventis SA's drawn out and much-publicized semi-battle to acquire Genzyme Corp. for $20.1 billion, or $74 per share, plus potential future payments, ended on Feb. 16, in a deal that most of those involved as well as many onlookers said was an expensive, albeit strategic, win-win.

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