April 21 (Reuters) - Asset manager Blackstone Group LP is considering a takeover of Canada’s Concordia Healthcare Corp, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
The talks are at an early stage and a deal may not happen, Bloomberg said. (bloom.bg/1rpQJ6J)
Concordia was not immediately available for comment. Blackstone declined to comment on the report.
Concordia’s U.S.-listed shares surged 25 percent before being halted on the Nasdaq. The drug developer had a market valuation of about $1.2 billion as of Wednesday’s close. (Reporting by Rosmi Shaji in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D’Souza)