Alexion to Acquire Achillion for ~$930M

Alexion to Acquire Achillion for ~$930M

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  • Alexion acquires Achillion with initial all-cash transaction for ~$930M at $6.30/share, including Achillion’s cash on hand of ~$230M, CVRs as clinical & regulatory milestones if achieved within specified periods which include $1.0 /share on FDA’s approval of Danicopan & $1.0/share in the initiation of P-III study of ACH-5228. The transaction is expected to be close in H1’2020
  • The acquisition will expand Alexion’s pipeline with the addition of a clinical-stage portfolio of oral small molecule Factor D inhibitors
  • The agreement provides enhance treatment for PNH patients experiencing EVH, (C3G) therapy & development platform for Factor D inhibition in additional alternative pathway complement-mediated rare diseases

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