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Otsuka and Akebia enter potential $1bn deal surrounding anemia project vadadustat; deal grows

Executive Summary

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. and Akebia Therapeutics Inc. teamed up to further development of Akebia’s oral hypoxia-inducible factor (HIG) stabilizer vadadustat, which is in Phase III studies for anemia related to chronic kidney disease.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Co-Promotion
    • Includes Royalty or Profit Split Information
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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