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Gene therapy company bluebird bio acquires Precision Genome Engineering

Executive Summary

Bluebird bio Inc. (gene therapy for genetic and orphan diseases) acquired Precision Genome Engineering Inc. (aka Pregenen; gene editing and cell signaling technologies) for 408.7k bluebird shares up front plus 94.1k shares held back for 18 months (together worth $19.2mm), and the assumption of $4.9mm of current liabilities.

Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Includes Earnout
    • Intra-Biotech Deal
    • Payment Includes Stock

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