GILEAD TO BUY CANADIAN CHEMICAL COMPANY

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Gilead Sciences Inc. said Tuesday it will acquire Canadian subsidiary Raylo Chemicals Inc., along with most of the assets of the specialty chemicals company. Foster City-based pharmaceutical company Gilead will pay about $149.2 million to Germany-based Degussa AG, which owns Raylo.

San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal (http://washington.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/2006/06/05/daily16.html)