SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2023--
Quince Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNCX), a biotechnology company focused on acquiring, developing, and commercializing innovative therapeutics that transform patients’ lives, today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal it received from Echo Lake Capital to acquire Quince for $1.60 per share in cash. Following careful review and evaluation, the Quince Board concluded that Echo Lake Capital’s proposal undervalues the company and is not in the best interest of Quince and its shareholders.
About Quince Therapeutics
Quince Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on acquiring, developing, and commercializing innovative therapeutics that transform the lives of patients suffering from debilitating and rare diseases. The company is actively seeking compelling clinical-stage assets available for in-licensing and acquisition to expand its development pipeline. For more information, visit www.quincetx.com and follow Quince Therapeutics on LinkedIn and @Quince_Tx on Twitter. Interest regarding in-licensing and acquisition opportunities can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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