Volume 94 Issue 47 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 28, 2016

Novartis opts to buy Selexys Pharma

Department: Business
Keywords: pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, acquire, milestone

Novartis has acquired Selexys Pharmaceuticals, a specialist in hematological and inflammatory disease. The deal comes after successful Phase II clinical trials of Selexys’ SelG1, an antibody that treats vaso-occlusive pain in patients with sickle cell disease. The value of the deal could amount to $665 million, including an undisclosed up-front payment and milestone payments. Novartis obtained the exclusive right to acquire Selexys and SelG1 in 2012.

 
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