Sanofi to Acquire Principia Biopharma for ~$3.68B

 Sanofi to Acquire Principia Biopharma for ~$3.68B

Sanofi to Acquire Principia Biopharma for ~$3.68B

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  • Sanofi to acquire Principia Biopharma in an all-stock transaction, at $100/share making total deal value ~$3.68B in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed in Q4’20
  • The focus of the acquisition is to strengthen its R&D areas of autoimmune and allergic diseases with the expansion of the SAR442168 development program into CNS disorders. Additionally, the deal also adds rilzabrutinib to Sanofi’s portfolio of immunology and inflammation indications
  • The Principia’s BTK inhibitor ‘168 is developed using its Tailored Covalency platform and was evaluated in P-IIb study for MS leading reduction of 85% Gd-enhancing T1 hyperintense lesions vs PBO. In 2017, Sanofi signed exclusive WW license agreement with Principia to develop and commercialize BTK inhibitor ‘168 in MS and other CNS diseases

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