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Sobi gains exclusive US rights to AZ's Synagis; deal value tops $2.3bn

Executive Summary

AstraZeneca PLC sold Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) exclusive rights to commercialize the respiratory syncytial virus therapy Synagis (palivizumab) in the US. Sobi will also participate in AZ’s share of profits and losses related to another RSV therapy MEDI8897 (being developed in Phase II trials under a deal between AZ and Sanofi Pasteur.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Specialty Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
      • Antibodies
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Includes Equity
    • Includes Royalty or Profit Split Information
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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