Pfizer to Acquire Biohaven for ~$11.6B

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Pfizer to Acquire Biohaven for ~$11.6B

Pfizer to Acquire Biohaven for ~$11.6B


  • Pfizer to acquire all outstanding shares of Biohaven for $148.50/share in cash making a total deal value of ~$11.6B, representing a premium of 78.6% to Biohaven's last closing price of $83.14. The transaction is expected to be close in early 2023
  • Biohaven shareholders including Pfizer to receive 0.5 of a share of a new publicly-traded company (New Biohaven) that retains Biohaven’s non-CGRP pipeline compounds. The acquisition expands Pfizer’s pipeline for further growth through 2030 & beyond
  • Biohaven’s CGRP programs include rimegepant & zavegepant for migraine. Additionally, New Biohaven to receive royalties from Pfizer for rimegepant & zavegepant in the US, if sales exceed ~$5.25B

Ref: Businesswire | Image: Pfizer

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