This Amendment No. 1 to Schedule 14D-9 amends and supplements the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 previously filed by Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Vitae), with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 26, 2016 (the Schedule 14D-9), relating to the offer by Augusta Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Purchaser), and Allergan Holdco US, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent), both of which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Allergan plc, an Irish public limited company (Allergan), to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Vitaes common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the Shares), at a purchase price of $21.00 per Share, net to the seller in cash, without interest and subject to any applicable withholding taxes, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated September 26, 2016, and the related Letter of Transmittal, each of which may be amended or supplemented from time to time.
ITEM 8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Item 8 of the Schedule 14D-9 is hereby amended by deleting the third sentence of the first paragraph under the heading Regulatory Approvals on page 43 of the Schedule 14D-9.
Item 8 of the Schedule 14D-9 is hereby amended by inserting the following sentences after the fourth sentence of the first paragraph under the heading Regulatory Approvals on page 43 of the Schedule 14D-9 (prior to the deletion of the third sentence of such paragraph referred to above):
On September 29, 2016, each of Allergan and Vitae filed its respective Premerger Notification and Report Form with the FTC and the Antitrust Division in connection with the Offer. Accordingly, the 15 calendar day waiting period is set to expire in the ordinary course at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on October 14, 2016.