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Thursday, October 16, 2014

BRIEF-Shire says board considering Abbvie's withdrawal of recommendation for deal, (NYSE: ABBV)

Shire Plc : * Board of Shire plc notes announcement by Abbvie Inc of its board's decision to withdraw its recommendation of offer for shire* Board of Shire is considering current situation and a further announcement will be made in due course Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

AbbVie Inc. (AbbVie) is a research-based pharmaceuticals company. Shares of ABBV traded higher by 0.92% or $0.5/share to $54.63. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $45.50 and as high as $60.02. On average, 13893100 shares of ABBV exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 122740856.