Ascentage Pharma Obtains an Option Payment of $100M from Takeda

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Ascentage Pharma Obtains an Option Payment of $100M from Takeda


  • Ascentage Pharma obtained an option payment of $100M on Jul 2, 2024, under an option to license agreement with Takeda for the development of BCR-ABL inhibitor, olverembatinib to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) & other hematological malignancies
  • As per the agreement, Ascentage Pharma will further get additional potential milestones, totaling up to ~$1.2B plus double-digit annual sales-based royalties
  • The agreement also granted Takeda worldwide rights for the development & commercialization of olverembatinib across all regions excl. mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and Russia. Before that Ascentage was solely handling its clinical development

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Related News:- Takeda Enters into an Option Agreement with Ascentage Pharma for Olverembatinib to Treat Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

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Disha Nankani

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