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Form 8-K for CHARLES RIVER LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL INC


4-Apr-2014

Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets,


Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.

On March 31, 2014, Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (the "Company") completed the previously announced acquisition of the CRO services division of Galapagos NV, which includes both the Argenta and BioFocus businesses (the "Acquisition").

The purchase price was 129 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing working capital adjustments. In addition to the initial purchase price, the transaction includes future performance payments of up to 5 million in cash.

The foregoing description of the acquisition does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to that certain Sale and Purchase Agreement by and among Charles River Laboratories Holdings Limited, Charles River Nederland B.V., Galapagos N.V. and Galapagos B.V., dated March 13, 2014, as amended by that certain Amendment Agreement dated March 31, 2014, which are incorporated by reference as Exhibits 2.1 and 2.2, respectively, to this Current Report on form 8-K.



Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On March 31, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing the closing of the Acquisition. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:

2.1 Sale and Purchase Agreement by and among Charles River Laboratories Holdings Limited, Charles River Nederland B.V., Galapagos N.V. and Galapagos B.V. dated March 13, 2014
2.2 Amendment Agreement by and among Charles River Laboratories Holdings Limited, Charles River Nederland B.V., Galapagos N.V. and Galapagos B.V. dated March 31, 2014.
99.1 Press Release dated March 31, 2014 issued by the Company

*Certain Exhibits and Schedules to these agreements have been omitted from this filing pursuant to Item 601(b)(2) of Regulation S-K. the Company will furnish copies of any of the exhibits and schedules to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon request.


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