Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase all outstanding shares of BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), a leading U.S.-based provider of remote cardiac diagnostics and monitoring for USD 72.00 per share in cash. At 12:00 midnight, New York time, on February 9, 2021 (one minute after 11:59 P.M., New York time, on February 8, 2021), the Offer expired as scheduled and was not extended. Philips expects to complete the acquisition of BioTelemetry later today through a merger under Section 251(h) of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, the depositary for the Offer (the “Depositary”), has advised that, as of the expiration of the Offer, a total of 27,182,062 shares had been tendered into and not validly withdrawn from the Offer, representing approximately 78.96 % of BioTelemetry’s outstanding shares and a sufficient number of shares such that the minimum tender condition to the Offer was satisfied. Additionally, the Depositary has advised that an additional 1,569,222 shares had been tendered by notice of guaranteed delivery, representing approximately 4.56% of BioTelemetry’s outstanding shares. Accordingly, all shares that were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn were accepted for payment and Philips will promptly pay for all such tendered shares in accordance with the terms of the Offer.