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Roche gets rights to SmithKline's Kytril

Executive Summary

Upon final completion of its merger with Glaxo Wellcome, SmithKline Beecham will sell its anti-emitic drug Kytril (granisetron hydrochloride), indicated for chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and postoperative nausea and vomiting, to Roche for $1.23bn in cash.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Product or Technology Swap
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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