TMC Likes Its Options: Hospital Marketer Gains Rights To ProFibrix
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The Medicines Company agreed to pay $10 million upfront to ProFibrix for an option to acquire the company outright after Phase III data on the lead biologic, Fibrocaps, read out later this year.
You may also be interested in...
The Medicines Company and RNAi therapeutics company Alnylam have teamed up to develop a new drug targeting PCSK9 for the treatment of high cholesterol, but they are far behind the leaders in the pack and will have to differentiate their product from the others in the race.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to license its already-marketed topical hemostat to The Medicines Company for $115 million upfront and royalties. The agreement will last for two years and add to The Medicines Co.'s portfolio of perioperative care products.
US antitrust regulators appear poised to take a broader view of disease areas when reviewing mergers, Lazard Freres financial advisory CEO Peter Orszag cautioned.