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Tekmira and OnCore merge to create an HBV-focused company

Executive Summary

Canadian RNAi biotech Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp. acquired private US start-up OnCore Biopharma Inc., combining to create a hepatitis B virus (HBV) therapeutics-focused company. OnCore will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Tekmira and own 50% of the new entity, valued at $750mm.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Acquisition of Private Biotech
    • Includes Contract
    • Intra-Biotech Deal

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