Gilead to Acquire Forty Seven for $4.9B

 Gilead to Acquire Forty Seven for $4.9B

Gilead to Acquire Forty Seven for $4.9B

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  • Gilead to acquire Forty Seven in an all-cash transaction for $95.50/share, making a total deal value of ~$4.9B. The transaction is anticipated to be closed in Q2’20
  • The focus of the acquisition is to bolster Gilead’s immune-oncology portfolio with the addition of Forty Seven’s magrolimab which complements its existing work in hematology and two additional compounds (FSI-174 & FSI-189). The acquisition will combine Forty Seven’s scientific expertise with Gilead expertise of developing therapies modifying the immune system
  •  Magrolimab is an investigational therapy targeting CD47, being evaluated in multiple clinical studies for MDS, AML and DLBCL and has received the US FDA’s FT designation for the same

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