Novartis builds cancer pipeline with a new platform/drug buyout, bagging Advanced Accelerator Applications for $3.9B
Novartis has just bought itself a new cancer therapy as well as a new tech platform for $3.9 billion in cash, bagging the French biotech Advanced Accelerator Applications $AAAP.
The pharma giant is paying a modest 44% premium over the biotech’s market valuation from September 28, when Bloomberg reported that Novartis was kicking the tires and running the numbers on the biotech’s drug Lutathera (177Lu-DOTATATE).
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