Dicerna on Novo's billion-dollar acquisition: Alleged wrongdoing has no hold in reality

US-based biotech firm Dicerna is distancing itself from the suits filed by its shareholders, following the announcement of Novo Nordisk's planned acquisition of the firm.

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Claims of alleged wrongdoing have no hold in reality, says Dicerna in a filing sent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
This stance has been taken by Dicerna after some shareholders have filed suits against the firm, alleging violations of the US Securities Exchange Act.

"The company, parent and purchaser believe the claims asserted in each of the complaints are without merit," the document reads.

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