Sanofi to acquire Principia Biopharma

Wednesday 19 August 2020
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France

Sanofi SA is to acquire Principia Biopharma Inc of the US and its pipeline of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitors in a deal valued at approximately $3.36 billion. The two companies have been collaborating since 2017 and the merger is expected to trigger increased investment across the BTK inhibitor class of molecules.