Sobi buys Dova Pharmaceuticals for $915 million

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) said Monday it will Dova Pharmaceuticals for an upfront payment of $27.50 per share in cash and, one non-tradeable Contingent Value Right (CVR), with an additional $1.50 for shareholders upon approval of Doptelet for use in Chemotherapy-Induced Thrombocytopenia (CIT) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Sobi’s hereditary tyrosinemia drug approved in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has approved Swedish Orphan Biovitrum’s (Sobi) Orfadin (nitisinone) capsules in all strengths (2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg) for the treatment of hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1) in combination with dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine.

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