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Allergan, Inc. Announces Expiration Of Tender Offer For All Outstanding Shares Of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. And Intent To Exercise Top-Up Option To Effect A Short-Form Merger

Stocks in this article: AGNMAPP

At the effective time of the Merger, any shares of MAP common stock not purchased in the Offer, other than shares held by Allergan, Purchaser, MAP or any of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, and any shares held by any MAP stockholders who validly exercise their appraisal rights in connection with the Merger, will be converted into the right to receive the same cash price per share paid in the Offer ($25.00 per share), without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes. Following the Merger, Allergan intends to cause MAP’s common stock to be delisted from the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

About Allergan, Inc.

Allergan is a multi-specialty health care company established more than 60 years ago with a commitment to uncover the best of science and develop and deliver innovative and meaningful treatments to help people reach their life’s potential. Today, we have approximately 10,800 highly dedicated and talented employees, global marketing and sales capabilities with a presence in more than 100 countries, a rich and ever-evolving portfolio of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and over-the-counter consumer products, and state-of-the-art resources in R&D, manufacturing and safety surveillance that help millions of patients see more clearly, move more freely and express themselves more fully. From our beginnings as an eye care company to our focus today on several medical specialties, including eye care, neurosciences, medical aesthetics, medical dermatology, breast aesthetics, obesity intervention and urologics, Allergan is proud to celebrate more than 60 years of medical advances and proud to support the patients and physicians who rely on our products and the employees and communities in which we live and work. For more information regarding Allergan, go to: www.allergan.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements,” relating to the acquisition of MAP by Allergan. All statements other than historical facts included in this press release, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the timing and closing of the merger transaction, exercise of the Top-Up Option and the delisting of the MAP common stock from the NASDAQ Global Select Market, and any assumptions underlying the foregoing, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or unknown, or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual events or results could vary materially from Allergan’s expectations and projections. Risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the ability to effect the transactions on a timely basis or at all, as well as other cautionary statements contained elsewhere herein and in the companies’ periodic reports filed with the SEC including current reports on Form 8-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and annual reports on Form 10-K. Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release. Allergan expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements except as required by law. Additional information about Allergan is available at www.allergan.com or you can contact the Allergan Investor Relations Department by calling (714) 246-4636. Additional information about MAP is available at www.mappharma.com.

Copyright Business Wire 2010
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