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Dainippon offers $200mm up front and over $2bn in earn-outs to buy Boston Biomedical

Executive Summary

Less than a year after striking up their first collaboration together, Japanese drug company Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co. Ltd. (DSP) has decided to acquire private partner Boston Biomedical Inc. (developing oncology therapies that target cancer stem cells). DSP will pay $200mm up front and up to $2.43bn in earn-outs ($540mm based on development of Boston Biomedical’s candidates and up to $1.89bn in various sales milestones, with the maximum paid when $4bn in net sales are achieved in any fiscal year.)
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Acquisition of Private Biotech
    • Includes Earnout

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