The $913M bonanza: Arie Belldegrun and his top team at Kite show you how to make a really rich deal
When David Hung finished his deal to sell Medivation to Pfizer for $14 billion, he reaped a $355 million windfall as his reward as the master dealmaker in the industry. But if you think that’s a lot, you don’t know Arie Belldegrun.
Earlier this week, Kite Pharma laid out the rewards that fall to their executive team in light of the landmark $12 billion deal that they did with Gilead. And Belldegrun and his key team just illustrated how richly biotech can be rewarded when you make an historic advance in the clinic.
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