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Business Combinations - Consideration Transferred (Details)

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Business Combinations - Consideration Transferred (Details) - OMT, Inc.
$ / shares in Units, shares in Thousands, $ in Thousands
Jan. 08, 2016
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
Business Acquisition [Line Items]  
Cash consideration $ 96,006
Actual number of shares issued (shares) | shares 790
Multiplied by: Ligand closing share price on January 8, 2016 (in USD per share) | $ / shares $ 98
Total share consideration $ 77,373
Total consideration $ 173,379