Pfizer/Seagen Merger Seems Set To Clear As US FTC Sticks To Traditional Review
Pink Sheet infographic breaks down the big pharma deals and required divestitures over the past four years. Seagen reports that Pfizer's acquisition of the company is expected to close late this year or in early 2024.
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The commission seeks a preliminary injunction by 31 October to block the closing of the proposed Amgen-Horizon merger. Harvard Professor Aaron Kesselheim, FTC’s expert, says Amgen could circumvent a commitment not to bundle its and Horizon's products. The Pfizer-Seagen merger agreement also gets a second request for information.
Everything’s Coming Up Pfizer: The Biggest Of Pharma Firms Leads Industry In Pending Applications For US FDA Approval
Pfizer’s lineup of novel agents under review stands at seven, while no other big pharma has more than two novel candidates; Sanofi is tops in recent approvals since 2021, with seven novel agents cleared, but has no pending NMEs.