Private equity bid for SOBI

Sunday 5 September 2021


A private equity consortium has made an $8.1 billion takeover bid for Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) which has a portfolio of marketed and experimental treatments for rare diseases as well as haemophilia. Announced on 2 September, the bid has been approved by the Sobi Board of Directors and is being recommended to shareholders. The acceptance period for the offer starts on 22 September and is expected to conclude on 21 October.