Lundbeck bags a PhII Parkinson's drug with $1.1B Prexton buyout deal
Six years after a team of glutamate receptor specialists spun out of the wreckage left behind by Merck KGaA’s retreat from Geneva and launched Prexton Therapeutics, Lundbeck is swooping in to buy the company and its mid-stage Parkinson’s drug. Lundbeck is handing over $123 million and committing to about a billion dollars more in milestones — with more than half of that tied to sales goals.
Lundbeck is spending its money on a single asset: foliglurax.
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