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Analyst: Novo Nordisk was expected to complete acquisition – despite issues

Though there was trouble along the way, it was no surprise that Novo Nordisk managed to close the billion-dollar acquisition of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, says an analyst at Sydbank.

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On Tuesday, bets that Novo Nordisk would indeed cross the finish line of the reported USD 3.3bn acquisition of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals could finally be cashed out.

This result was expected all along, says Søren Løntoft Hansen, senior equity analyst at Danish bank Sydbank.

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