Ironwood to Acquire VectivBio for ~$1B

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Ironwood to Acquire VectivBio for ~$1B


  • Ironwood will purchase all of VectivBio’s outstanding ordinary shares for $17.00/share in cash with an estimated consideration of ~$1B representing an 80% premium on the company’s avg. trading price over the previous 90 trading days. The transaction is expected to close in H2’23
  • The acquisition will strengthen Ironwood’s innovative portfolio and pipeline to advance the treatment of GI diseases along with supporting long-term profitability & cash-flow generation
  • VectivBio’s apraglutide, a next-generation, GLP-2 analog is currently in P-III for short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure (SBS-IF) which will assess clinical benefit for both SBS-IF stoma and colon-in-continuity patients & results are expected at the end of 2023

Ref: Businesswire | Image: Ironwood

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