SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 24, 2012
Biogen Idec Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|133 Boston Post Road, Weston, Massachusetts||02493|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (781) 464-2000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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This amendment furnishes a revised press release, as described below
|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On July 24, 2012, Biogen Idec Inc. issued a revised press release announcing its results of operations and financial condition for the three months ended June 30, 2012. The revised press release reflects that the companys previously announced $500 million share repurchase was completed after the end of the second quarter of 2012 (the previously furnished press release incorrectly stated that this share purchase was completed during the second quarter). A copy of the revised press release is furnished as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The press release is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such document be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index immediately preceding such exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Biogen Idec Inc.|
|Robert A. Licht|
|Senior Vice President|
Date: July 24, 2012
|99||Biogen Idecs press release dated July 24, 2012.|