NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — It’s a deal worth more than $10 billion. Pfizer is buying the cancer treatment company Array BioPharma.
Array has a combination therapy for BRAF-mutant metastatic melanoma, along with a pipeline of targeted cancer medicines in development and a portfolio of other medicines that are expected to generate significant royalties over time.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Chase Ends After Suspect Runs Out Of Gas
It announced significant advancement in the treatment of colorectal cancer last month.
Array’s employees will remain in their current locations, which include Massachusetts, North Carolina, Colorado, California and New York.READ MORE: Big Brothers And Big Sisters Of Texas Is Looking For Volunteers To Mentor Young Boys
Pfizer Inc. will pay $48 per share and expects the deal to complete the deal later this year.
Shares of Array BioPharma Inc. surged 60 percent before the opening bell Monday.MORE NEWS: 2 Shannon High Students In Birdville ISD Taken To Hospital After Overdosing On Benadryl, MedStar Says
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