The largest in terms of dollar value was Sanofi's (SNY) agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Bioverativ (BIVV
) for $105 per share in cash, representing an equity value of approximately $11.6B.
Shares of drug companies with hemophilia treatments are moving higher in trading after news that hemophilia peer Bioverativ (BIVV
) was acquired by drug giant Sanofi (SNY).
- The US Food and Drug Administration has approved updated labeling for Waltham, Massachusetts-based blood disorders therapeutics developer Bioverativ Inc.'s (NASDAQ: BIVV
) Alprolix [Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein], the extended half-life therapy for the treatment of adults and children with hemophilia B, the company said.
Following completion of the spin-off, Bioverativ plans to trade under the symbol BIVV
on the NASDAQ Stock Market.
- The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted the Investigational New Drug application for BIVV001 (also known as rFVIIIFc-VWF-XTEN), a novel, investigational factor VIII therapy from US-based hemophilia and other rare blood disorder treatment developer Bioverativ (NASDAQ: BIVV
), the company said.
Bioverativ's common stock will begin "regular way" trading under the symbol "BIVV
" on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on 2 February 2017.
Bioverativ has applied for listing of its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol 'BIVV
) has appointed Tim Harris, Ph.D., DSc, as executive vice president of research and development, the company said.