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Novo Nordisk closes Dicerna acquisition deal

Novo Nordisk has completed the acquisition of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, which is the Danish firm's biggest acquisition so far.

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Novo Nordisk has closed the acquisition deal of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, with which the Danish firm has collaborated to develop potential RNA drugs since 2019, Novo Nordisk announces in a press release on Tuesday.

Shares of Dicerna, which is based in Boston, have been purchased at a price of USD 38.25 dollars apiece, equating to USD 3.3bn, making this Novo Nordisk's single-biggest buy ever.

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