Allergan Acquires Chase Pharmaceuticals

November 23, 2016

November 23, 2016

Allergan (Dublin Ireland) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Chase Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Washington, DC) - a clinical-stage biopharma company focused on the development of treatments for neurodegenerative disorders -in a deal potentially worth $1 billion.

In order to expand its CNS R&D pipeline and "build on [its] commitment to Alzheimer's Disease", Allergan acquired Chase for an upfront payment of $125 million and additional potential regulatory and sales milestone payments related to Chase's lead compound, CPC-201, and certain backup compounds.

As part of the deal, the British subsidiary of India's Cipla has sold its 16.7% stake in Chase Pharmaceuticals to Allergan.