Novartis to Acquire Chinook; Novo Nordisk Expands Danish Facility

Two cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: Novartis and Chinook Therapeutics announced they have entered into an agreement where Novartis will acquire Chinook for $3.2B; and Novo Nordisk announced plans to invest ~$2.3B (15.9B DKK) in expanding the company’s existing API production facility in Denmark (view press release). Below, FENIX provides highlights and insights into the respective news items, including brief thoughts on the Chinook acquisition.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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