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Strakan, ProSkelia merge in stock swap

Executive Summary

To create a specialty pharmaco with greater R&D capabilities and a larger European sales force, privately held therapeutic development companies Strakan Group Ltd. (bone and skin disease) and ProSkelia SAS (musculoskeletal and hormone disorders) will merge in a stock swap. Each company will hold an equal share in the new entity, which is expected to file for an IPO within a year. Warburg Pincus, which owns over 37% of Strakan, and about 60% of ProSkelia, will have a 50% interest in the combined entity.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Intra-Biotech Deal
    • Payment Includes Stock

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