Keyword: Amgen


Amgen Completes $27.8 billion Acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics

14.10.2023 -

Amgen has completed its acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics for approximately $27.8 billion. The acquisition was approved by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

The Success Story of Biosimilars

13.09.2023 -

With their triumphant advance, biosimilars are also setting in motion the usual market mechanisms. Biopharma interest groups warn against the automatic substitution of...


FTC Approves Amgen's Acquisition of Horizon

05.09.2023 -

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wants to clear the takeover of Irish biotech company Horizon Therapeutics by pharmaceutical group Amgen. Following concessions by...


Six States Join FTC Lawsuit to Block Amgen-Horizon

27.06.2023 -

Six US states – New York, California, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Washington – have joined the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit to block Amgen's proposed nearly...


FTC Intervention in Amgen-Horizon Deal Stuns Biopharma

20.06.2023 -

The US Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit to potentially block the $27.8 merger of Amgen and Horizon Therapeutics is creating heightened concern in the international...


Amgen to Delay Horizon Closing at FTC Request

23.05.2023 -

Reacting to a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) restraining order, Amgen said it won’t close its $28 billion deal for Horizon until the courts have ruled. The FTC says...


FTC Seeks to Block Amgen-Horizon Merger

17.05.2023 -

Calling the deal announced late last year an alarming sign for biopharma, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking to block the closing of Amgen’s proposed $28...


Amgen-Horizon Deal under Intense Scrutiny

08.02.2023 -

Amgen’s proposed acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics for $28.7 billion, including debt, would be the largest healthcare deal since AstraZeneca’s $39 billion purchase of...