Actelion Lures Another Predator

| December 14, 2016

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Actelion, the fast-growing Swiss drugmaker, finds itself again at the heart of merger maneuvering in the pharmaceutical sector. Big established drug makers are scrambling to bolster their aging pipelines with products developed by smaller biotechnology rivals, and treatments for rare diseases, of the sort Actelion has developed, are among the most sought-after properties. Here’s a quick look at the Swiss company. Roche 'n' Roll Actelion was founded in 1997 by a group of researchers, including a husband-and-wife team, who left Roche Holding to focus on drugs targeting the endothelium, the single layer of cells separating the blood vessel from the blood stream.

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