Idorsia has entered into exclusive negotiations with regard to a prospective strategic transaction for its Asia Pacific (ex-China) operations for up to CHF 400 million
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
Allschwil, Switzerland – June 06, 2023
Idorsia Ltd (SIX: IDIA) today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with an undisclosed party regarding its operating businesses in the Asia Pacific (ex-China) region, including selected license rights to products from Idorsia’s portfolio in those territories, for a total consideration of up to CHF 400 million.
This prospective strategic transaction is subject to completion of satisfactory due diligence and legal documentation. Further announcements will be made as appropriate.
André C. Muller, Chief Financial Officer of Idorsia, added:
“This prospective strategic transaction would allow Idorsia to realize the significant value we have created in the region, and would extend our cash runway, while maintaining relationships for the future development and commercialization of our pipeline programs in the region. I would expect the potential transaction to be completed during July, subject to completion of satisfactory due diligence and legal documentation.”
Notes to the editor
Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more – We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients. In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into a leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.
Headquartered near Basel, Switzerland – a European biotech-hub – Idorsia is specialized in the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecules to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a 20-year heritage of drug discovery, a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team of professionals covering all disciplines from bench to bedside, and commercial operations in Europe, Japan, and the US – the ideal constellation for bringing innovative medicines to patients.
Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 1,300 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.
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Andrew C. Weiss
Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Hegenheimermattweg 91, CH-4123 Allschwil
+41 58 844 10 10
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