Novartis to Acquire The Medicines Company for $9.7B

Novartis to Acquire The Medicines Company for $9.7B

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  • Novartis to acquire The Medicine Company in all-cash transaction for $85/share at a 24% 1-day premium, making fully diluted equity value as $7.7B and a total deal value as $9.7B. The transaction is expected to be closed in Q1’20  
  • The acquisition will expand Novartis’ global footprints with the addition of Inclisiran in cardiovascular portfolio, thus enable Novartis to leverage its commercial capabilities globally
  • The Medicine Company’s Inclisiran is first-in-class siRNA inhibitor targeting PCSK9, currently being evaluated in P-III (ORION-9, 10 and 11) studies for patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), demonstrating potent and durable LDL-C reduction with its expected regulatory submission in the US in Q4’19 and in the EU in Q1’20

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