Active Stocks in the Spotlight: Depomed Inc (NASDAQ:DEPO), Ashland Inc (NYSE:ASH)  

Depomed Inc (NASDAQ:DEPO), finished its Tuesday’s exchanging session with – 12.68% misfortune, and shut at $24.18.


Depomed, Inc., a forte pharmaceutical organization, creates items for torment and other focal sensory system conditions in the United States. It offers Gralise (gabapentin), an once-every day item for the organization of postherpetic neuralgia; CAMBIA (diclofenac potassium for oral arrangement), a non-steroidal mitigating medication showed for intense treatment of headache assaults in grown-ups; Zipsor (diclofenac potassium) fluid filled case, a non-steroidal calming medication for the treatment of mellow to direct intense agony in grown-ups; and Lazanda (fentanyl) nasal splash, an intranasal fentanyl medication used to oversee achievement torment in grown-ups.

Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) announced that its Board of Directors, after watchful thought and in counsel with its money related and lawful consultants, has consistently resolved to suggest that shareholders reject Horizon Pharma plc’s (HZNP) spontaneous trade offer to secure the greater part of the extraordinary shares of Depomed at a trade proportion of 0.95 of a normal Horizon offer for every offer of Depomed.

In coming to its proposal that shareholders reject Horizon’s trade offer, the Depomed Board of Directors considered various elements in interview with Depomed’s organization and guides. These components and the premise for the Board’s choice are depicted in point of interest in Depomed’s Plan 14D-9, which has been documented with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and distributed on the Company’s site at

On Tuesday, Ashland Inc (NYSE:ASH’s) shares slanted 2.63% to $108.50.

Ashland Inc. works as a claim to fame chemicals organization around the world. The organization’s Specialty Ingredients fragment gives items, advances, and assets for unraveling detailing and item execution challenges. It offers arrangements utilizing normal, manufactured, and semisynthetic polymers got from plant and seed concentrate, cellulose ethers, and vinyl pyrrolidones, notwithstanding acrylic and polyurethane-based glues for purchaser and modern applications.

Ashland Inc. (Fiery debris) announced that its directorate has endorsed continuing with an arrangement to discrete Ashland into two free, traded on an open market organizations. Late affirmation takes after a far reaching arranged arranging audit by the company`s worldwide authority group to better comprehend Ashland`s markets, clients and the open doors for every business to make the most esteem for shareholders, clients and representatives. It additionally speaks to the last stride in Ashland`s more than decade-long change from an oil refiner and advertiser to a forte chemicals organization, amid which the organization fulfilled many acquisitions and divestitures.

The new Ashland will be a worldwide pioneer in giving claim to fame compound answers for clients in an extensive variety of shopper and modern markets. These business sectors are in no time served by Ashland`s Chemicals Group, involving Ashland Specialty Ingredients and Ashland Performance Materials. Key markets and applications involve pharmaceutical, individual consideration, sustenance and refreshment, compositional coatings, glues, car, development and vitality. Together these organizations produced about $3.6 billion in deals for the 12 months finished June 30, 2015.

The new Ashland will concentrate on: driving development in higher-edge, very separated center product offerings where the organization helps clients succeed; driving so as to utilize the advancement pipeline new item presentations; upgrading the business and item portfolio; and taking a trained way to deal with capital speculation.

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